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FORESTER: Announcement No. CHR-09-D-060. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $86,927 - $133,543.Location: Bureau of
Indian Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Qual: Degree in forestry or a related subject-matter field, which includes a total of at least 30 semester hours in any combination of
biological, physical, or mathematical sciences or engineering of which as least 24 semester hours of course work were in forestry. The
curriculum must be sufficiently diversified to include courses in each of the following areas: Management of Renewable Resources—
study of the science and art of managing renewable resources including courses, such as silviculture, forest management operations,
timber management, wildland fire science or fire management, utilization of forest resources, forest regulations, recreational land
management, watershed management, and wildlife or range habitat management. Forest Biology—study of the classification,
distribution, characteristics and identification of forest vegetation and the interrelationships of living organisms to the forest environment
including courses such as dendrology, forest ecology, silvics, forest genetics, wood structure and properties, forest soils, forest
entomology, and forest pathology. Forest Resource Measurements and Inventory—sampling, inventory, measurement and analysis
techniques as applied to a variety of forest resources including courses such as forest biometrics, forest mensuration, forest valuation,
statistical analysis of forest resource data, renewable natural resources inventories and analysis, and photogrammetry or remote sensing.
OR Combination of education and experience—courses equivalent to a major in forestry, or at least 30 semester hours in any
combination of biological, physical, or mathematical sciences or engineering, or which at least 24 semester hours were in forestry. The
requirements for diversification of the 24 semester hours in forestry are the same as shown above, plus appropriate experience or
additional education.
Duties: The incumbent serves as a Bureau expert and staff authority in the management and protection of forest resources. Responsible
for providing National level coordination and policy development and guidance for forest product sales administration, to the Office of
the Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs (ASIA), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) installations, tribal governments and cooperative
assistance to other Federal Agencies. Develops national policies, standard guides and instructions covering all phases of work involved
in the management of Indian and Alaska Native forest resources and with Public Law 93-638, Indian Self-Determination contracting,
which includes the Bureau’s residual trust responsibility on contracts, cooperative agreements, and self-governance compacts. Provides
technical direction for the formulation of national policies and procedures for program administration, forest product valuation and
utilization, forest product marketing and forest management deductions. Evaluates policy and program effectiveness of operations for
the purpose of adjusting programs to available funds and conformance to Bureau policies, standards, and procedures, and make
recommendations as to corrective measures. Reviews and prepares narrative budget justifications, furnish statistical and other reports in
support of the program, and oversees revision of contracts and other forms necessary to accomplish forestry activities. Keeps informed
on matters affecting the management, protection, utilization, and conservation of forest resources. Commits BIA to a course of action on
complex or controversial technical or socioeconomic matters involving nationwide forest land timber sale policies and procedures.
Provides National-level policy guidance and technical assistance to Bureau field programs and tribal governments regarding the
following: the design and implementation of the Trust Land Resource Management Systems (TLRMS); the appropriate processes and



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procedures regarding the collection of funds, documentation, accountability for trust funds of the Office of Trust Funds Management
(OTFM); in the establishment and maintenance of the accounts and the development and approval of expenditure plans of the Indian
Forest Land Assistance Accounts (IFLAA). Serves as the National Coordinator for a web-based centralized network of information
systems for the forestry program.
Appl: Complete a USAJOBS application on website: www.usajobs.opm.gov
Contact: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Attn: Bernie Toyekoyah, Ph: 405-247-1546, Email: bernie.toyekoyah@bia.gov
Filing Date: 09/25/09.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN: Announcement No. ADS09-R5-PNFFR-00989DP. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $34,300 -
$49,553.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, USA.
Qual: Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to
provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this
position. Examples of specialized experience may include: A) Reviewed inventory data, examined aerial photos and made field
reconnaissance prior to making recommendations. Compiled and analyzed field data and completed categorical exclusions for
supervisory review. B) Performed assignments limited in scope and complexity in recommending ecosystem management prescriptions
for protecting and/or enhancing the resource. Prepared and directed the implementation of resource improvement project plans. C)
Carried out monitoring programs according to NEPA documents and instructions provided by subject specialists, including preparation
of plans, collection and analysis of samples and interpretation of data. D) Completed on the ground layout of projects in accordance with
EAR and other instructions. Brought to attention of responsible individuals situations where specific prescriptions did not fit ground
conditions.
Duties: Gathers statistical data from a variety of sources such as instrument readings, measurements, tests, observations, and
inspections. Reviews existing guidelines and procedures; develops methodology for current study. Studies are generally related to
forestry, forestry ecology, or forestry biology.
Appl: Apply on this website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=HPUTX
Contact: Forest Service, Human Resources, Ph: 530-226-2357, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: r5_shastatrinity_jobapps@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 09/24/09.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (RECREATION): Announcement No. ADS09-R5-RECREATION-3/4/5DP. Fifty (50) permanent,
full-time positions. Pay: $24,499 - $40,005. Location: USDA, Forest Service, State-wide, California.
Qual: Minimum Requirements: 6 months general experience that demonstrates the applicant's ability to perform the work of the position
or that provided familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the occupation. Substitute Education: Experience requirements may
be met by successful completion of 1 academic year of post high school education which included at least 6 semester/9 quarter hours in
any combination of courses such as range management or conservation, agriculture, forestry, wildlife management, engineering, biology,
mathematics, or other natural or physical sciences. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and
experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Duties: Performs a variety of technical work in support of the recreation program.
Appl: Apply at this web address: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=BBIJX.
Contact: USDA, Forest Service, Human Resources, Ph: 530-226-2357, Fax: 530-226-2480, Email: r5_shastatrinity_jobapps@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 12/31/09.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (WILDERNESS): Announcement No. OCR-462-4-WLDN-ARRA-D. Sixteen (16) permanent, full-
time positions. Pay: 27,504.00 - 35,753.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, nationwide.
Qual: Minimum: Qualifying experience for the GS-4 level includes 6 months general experience that demonstrates the applicant's ability
to perform the work of the position or that provided familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the occupation AND 6 months
specialized experience at the GS-3 level that is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the
applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Education Substitute:
Experience requirements may be met by successful completion of 2 academic years of post high school education which included at least
12 semester/18 quarter hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or
conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography),
outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 3 semester/4 quarter hours in
mathematics is creditable. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to
meet the experience requirements. Specialized Experience: Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section of
the online application. Applicants are encouraged to provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties performed
relative to the specialized experience defined for this position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or more of the
following: Provided information on resource management practices and recreation regulations, opportunities, and restrictions; and
ensured recreation areas and trails were maintained in accordance with standards. Performed crew-based forestry related support work,
such as light/heavy maintenance, rehabilitation, reconstruction, etc. for recreation, wilderness, or trail maintenance projects. Worked as a
crew member inspecting areas of high human use and cleaning and/or rehabilitating campsites, checking compliance with rules and
regulations, restoring stock impacted areas to natural conditions, and monitoring visitor use and encounter levels.
Duties: Performs a variety of technical work in support of a wilderness management program.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=ORFIY
Contact: ASC HCM Staffing, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109. Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9991, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.




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SUPERVISORY FORESTER: Announcement No. ADS08-FSJOBS(FS)-0057DP. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $56,411 -
$87,893. Dates: Next referral list generated on June 22, 2009.Location: Superior National Forest, Tofte Ranger District, Tofte,
Minnesota.
Qual: Skills such as Silvicultural, FSR and/or CO certification are highly desirable.
Duties: The Timber Management Program for the North Shore Zone consists of preparing and offering approximately 18 to 30 MMBF
each year for sale, and administering the equivalent of three years worth of volume under contract. The incumbent, with a staff of six
permanent employees, is responsible for outyear planning, project coordination, and implementation of the North Shore Timber
Management Program. Additional duties for this position include: Timber sale contract preparation and appraisals, timber sale
administration, preparation of annual work plans, performance reviews; and participation in ensuring National Environmental Policy Act
(NEPA) and Forest Management Act (NFMA) compliance.
Appl: More information can be found on website: http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/superior/employment.
Contact: Superior National Forest, Tofte, Minnesota. John Wytanis, Ph: 218-663-8061, Email: jwytanis@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: Open continuously.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (RESEARCH): Announcement No. OCR-0462-5-RES-ARRA-D. Sixteen (16) temporary, full-time
positions. Pay: $30,772 - $40,005. Dates: Not to exceed 13 months.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes one year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-4. Specialized experience
is experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. OR Experience requirements may be met by
successful completion of a 4 year course of study leading to a bachelors' degree or the equivalent. Education must include at least 24
semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or
conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography),
outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 6 semester/9 quarter hours in
mathematics is creditable. OR Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used
to meet the experience requirements. Specialized Experience: Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section
of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties
performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or
more of the following: Used designated, well-established guidelines to compute, compile, and present data in reports for a biological or
scientific program. Collected biological samples using established methods and appropriate procedures for preserving the physical,
chemical or biological integrity of samples. Operated, maintained and serviced simple biological recording and measuring instruments.
Applied simple biological procedures, such as surveyed planted tracts, employed growth deterrents, and inspected for disease or
infestation by insects.
Duties: Conducts inspections, tests and/or sampling procedures; validates data and determines its sufficiency; and notes field conditions
and circumstances under which data was collected for forestry programs. Gathers statistical data from a variety of sources such as
instrument readings, measurements, tests, observations, and inspections. Reviews existing guidelines and procedures; develops
methodology for current study. Studies are generally related to forestry, forestry ecology, or forestry biology. Prepares technical reports,
and supporting media such as diagrams, and graphs, and scientific tables and charts in support of forestry programs activities.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=ZQOTH
Contact: ASC-HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (HOTSHOT / HANDCREW): One hundred (100) permanent, full-time positions. Pay: $23,475 -
$34,139.Location: USDA, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Grade 04: Qualifying experience for the GS-04 level includes six months general experience that demonstrates the applicant's
ability to perform the work of the position or that provided familiarity with the subject matter or processes of the occupation AND six
months specialized experience at the GS-03 level that is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has
equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Substitution
of Education for Experience: Experience requirements may be met by successful completion of 2 academic years of post high school
education which included at least 12 semester/18 quarter hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant
science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine
fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 3
semester hours in mathematics is creditable. Combination of Education and Experience: Equivalent combinations of successfully
completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Duties: Serves on crews performing fire suppression. May perform prescribed burning crew duties to reduce fuel hazards and disease,
while protecting wildlife. May assist with fire dispatch through operation of radios, telephones, and other necessary equipment to
exchange information in support of fire suppression activities. Lays or directs hose in the use of water. Moves dirt, chops brush, and fells
small trees to build fireline using various hand tools such as axes, shovels, Pulaskis, and McLeods to control spreading wildland fire
and/or to prepare lines prior to controlled burning. Chops, carries, and piles logging slash. Searches out and extinguishes burning
materials by moving dirt, applying water by hose or backpack pump. Patrols fireline to locate and extinguish sparks, flare-ups, and hot
spots that may threaten loss of control of the fire. Cleans, reconditions, and stores simple fire tools and equipment. May perform basic
duties in support of fire, timber, silviculture, recreation, wilderness, or research programs, projects, or activities.
Appl: May apply at this website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=XHEDY
Contact: ASC HCM STAFFING, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9992, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 02/12/10




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FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (PREVENTION): Announcement No. ADS07-FSJOBS-R3PREV-05DP. One hundred (100)
permanent, full-time positions. Pay: $25,623 - $33,309.Location: USDA, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-4. Specialized experience is
experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the
particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Education Substitute: Experience
requirements may be met by successful completion of a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelors' degree or the equivalent. Education
must include at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science,
range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine
fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 6
semester hours in mathematics is creditable. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience
may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Duties: While on patrol or assigned to a station, establishes contact with Forest users, visitors, and local residents. Provides information
to them regarding fire danger levels and advises them of precautions they can take to prevent the occurrence of destructive fires. Also
explains pertinent laws and regulations. Distributes and explains fire prevention literature; posts signs; and issues permits for allowed
uses requiring permits. Inspects permitted use areas. Detects and suppresses fires while patrolling the Forest. Determines the need for
assistance and requests resources. Assists with fire dispatch through operation of radios, telephones, and other necessary equipment to
exchange information for fire weather and other forest suppression activities. Serves on crews performing duties in fire prevention and
suppression. Performs prescribed burning crew duties in order to reduce fuel hazards and disease, while protecting wildlife. Assists with
fire dispatch through operation of radios, telephones, and other necessary equipment to exchange information for fire weather and other
forest suppression activities. Lays or directs hose in the use of water. Moves dirt, chops brush, and fells small trees to build fireline using
various hand tools such as axes, shovels, Pulaskis, and McLeods to control spreading wildland fire and/or to prepare lines prior to
controlled burning. Chops, carries, and piles logging slash. Searches out and extinguishes burning materials by moving dirt, applying
water by hose or backpack pump. Patrols fireline to locate and extinguish sparks, flare-ups, and hot spots that may threaten loss of
control of the fire. Cleans, reconditions, and stores simple fire tools and equipment.
Appl: May apply on website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=IFNNY
Contact: ASC HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9992, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 02/09/10.


                                                            BIOLOGY

ECOLOGIST: Announcement No. ARS-X9W-0244. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $46,625 - $73,329.Location: Dept of
Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Natural Resources Management Research, Mandan, North Dakota.
Qual: Degree: biology, or a related field of science underlying ecological research that included at least 30 semester hours in basic and
applied biological sciences. These hours must have included at least 9 semester hours in ecology, and 12 semester hours in physical and
mathematical sciences. Knowledge of the principles, theories, and practices of ecology and environmental science in order to analyze
and model interactions among a variety of agroecosystems. Skill in calibrating, operating, and maintaining specialized laboratory
equipment such as gas chromatographs, mass spectrometers, radiospectrometers, and eddy covariance systems. Skill in organizing,
managing, and summarizing experimental, observational, and spatial field data.
Duties: Plan, organize and perform complex laboratory, greenhouse, and field experiments, map field experiments, map geographical
and optical data, conduct spatial and statistical data analyses, summarize data numerically and in text, and extrapolate results to develop
appropriate algorithms for inclusion in agroecosystems maps and models. Assist in developing spatially explicit models representing
management effects on exchanges of carbon and nitrogen as they are transported among the soil, plant, water, and atmosphere pools at
multiple scales. Perform regular maintenance and calibration of field equipment year-round, often in below-freezing weather. Collect and
analyze soil, plant, and atmospheric data using quantitative methods and analytical instruments. Collect, review, correct, and analyze
data from data loggers, including development of data gap-filling techniques. Summarize data using spatial and statistical analyses in
graphical and tabular forms for progress reports and scientific articles. Supervise technical aides, laborers, and students assigned to
projects. Write technical reports that detail methods used and interpretation of results.
Appl: Application requirements are available from:
Contact: Department Of Agriculture, USDA-REE-ARS-HRD/ARS-X9W-0244, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Stop #5106, Attn: Keli A.
Martin, Beltsville, MD 20705-5106. Ph: 301-504-1584, Fax: 301-504-1535, Email: scirecruit@ars.usda.gov
Filing Date: 09/29/09.

SUPERVISORY WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST: Position No. WTEF09703054D. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $66,199 -
$87,893.Location: Dept of the Army, Army Installation Management Command, Killeen, Temple & Marlin area, Texas.
Qual: Must possess master's or equivalent graduate degree in Biology. OR Combination of education and experience--college-level
education, training, and/or technical experience. In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have
one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade/band or equivalent under the General Schedule (GS) or other pay systems.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience are: Applied professional knowledge of the theory, principals, and methods of fishery and
wildlife biology as well as botanical expertise with emphasis on endangered species; experience in applying a thorough knowledge and
understanding of the Endangered Species Act of 1973; applied knowledge of state and federal laws affecting fish and wildlife resources
as well as policies, regulations and guidelines. Demonstrated ability to develop a comprehensive long-range endangered species
management plan for portions of a population which has been designated as critical for recovery. Experience & ability to project
population trends and future needs to sustain populations based on the latest technological advances in the endangered species area.



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PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requires some physical exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces;
bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, climbing or similar activities. The work requires average agility and dexterity.
Occasionally climbs, 70 feet. May involve lifting up to 50 pounds. Is required to wear and/or use protective equipment in accordance
with established health and safety regulations and SOPs. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work requires both office and outdoor work.
The office is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. Temperature and weather extremes are encountered in the performance of the
outdoor work. The duties are expected to be conducted in a safe and orderly manner so as not to endanger self, fellow workers or
property with which entrusted, in accordance with established health and safety regulations and SOPs. Work will be required in the
vicinity of unexploded ordnance and brush fires. Work is required to be performed nights, weekends, and holidays.
Duties: Serves as supervisor of the Endangered Species Management Team and as the Installation Endangered Species Recovery
Leader for Fort Hood which totals in excess of 218,000 acres. Develops, implements, monitors, & evaluates programs for endangered
species management as required by the Endangered Species Act. Plans & conducts biological surveys & studies & participates in
carrying out management activities required for the protection and enhancement of endangered & threatened animals and plants (fauna
and flora) on lands impacted by military training. Reviews military training activities and project proposals for impacts on threatened and
endangered species. Oversees the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of a scientifically valid black-capped vireo
(BCVI) and golden-cheeked warbler (GCWA) monitoring and augmentation program for Fort Hood. Oversees the habitat improvement
program for the BCVI and GCWA, & programs for management & recovery of rare plant species.
Appl: Apply on this website: http://cpol.army.mil/library/employment/jobkit/index.html
Contact: Central Resume Processing Center, 314 Johnson Street, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005-5283. Ph: 410-306-0137,
Email: applicanthelp@cpsrxtp.belvoir.army.mil
Filing Date: 09/17/09.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE LAB TECHNICIAN: Announcement No. ARS-X9W-0261. A permanent, full-time position. Pay:
$30,772 - $49,553.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Environmental Management Research Unit, Clay
Center, Nebraska.
Qual: Applicants must have had 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at the least the GS-4 grade level in the Federal Service;
OR 4 full years of post high school education leading to a Bachelor's degree with major study or at least 24 semester hours in any
combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology, chemistry, statistics, animal husbandry, botany, physics, agriculture or
mathematics. At least 6 semester hours of courses must have been directly related to the position such as: soil science, chemistry,
microbiology, etc. Knowledge of the principles of biological science such as hydrology, soil science, chemistry, and/or microbiology, in
order to support on-going research in feedlot waste management. Ability to operate and maintain laboratory equipment and instruments
such as air quality instrumentation, computer data logging systems, and various laboratory analytical instruments used for measuring
contaminants in the environment. Ability to use computers and related software programs, i.e., geo-statistical in order to collect, tabulate,
summarize, and analyze environmental measurements.
Duties: The incumbent participates in most phases of field and laboratory experiments; adapts, modifies, or develops new techniques
and/or procedures to further the research project; maintains, calibrates, and modifies complex and specialized equipment used for test
and evaluation procedures; independently resolves or corrects technical difficulties and results, or recommends resolution to supervisor;
conducts literature searches; collects, prepares, evaluates, and verifies samples and supporting records; keeps detailed experimental
records, which includes tabulating, statistically analyzing, and summarizing data using personal computers and software; maintains
chemical inventories and stock solutions, which includes preparing solutions and reagents and safely disposes of chemical and biological
waste material.
Appl: Application requirements are available from:
Contact: Department Of Agriculture, USDA-REE-ARS-HRD/Announcement #ARS-X9W-0261, 5601 Sunnyside Avenue, Stop #5106,
Attn: Ms. Franky Reese, Beltsville, MD 20705-5106. Ph: 301-504-1555, Fax: 301-504-1535, Email: scirecruit@ars.usda.gov
Filing Date: 09/16/09.

ECOLOGIST: Announcement No. NMFS-PR-2009-0018. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $86,927 - $133,543. Location:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland.
Qual: OPM's basic education requirement for the 0408-series is a degree in biology, or a related field of science underlying ecological
research that included at least 30 semester hours in basic and applied biological sciences. These hours must have included at least 9
semester hours in ecology, and 12 semester hours in physical and mathematical sciences.
Duties: This position is located in the Office of Protected Resources (OPR), Marine Mammal Conservation Division, at Silver Spring,
MD. The incumbent's primary duties are to coordinate Endangered Species Act (ESA) sea turtle status reviews and critical habitat
designations in Office of Protected Resources,(OPR). The incumbent serves as an expert on sea turtle biology and ecology and
contributes significantly to the development of conservation policy and management actions for sea turtles based on sound science. The
incumbent is an integral team member in the Sea Turtle Program and assists and supports other team members with lead responsibilities
for assisting and / or coordinating an effective national program for sea turtle conservation, reducing bycatch, and carrying out
international and domestic sea turtle conservation responsibilities.
Appl: Complete a USAJOBS application on website: www.usajobs.opm.gov
Contact: U.S. Department of Commerce, Attn: Marion Bobsin, 1305 East-West Highway, WFMO, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Ph: 206-
526-6201, Email: Marion.J.Bobsin@noaa.gov
Filing Date: 09/18/09.

SCIENCE TECHNICIAN I: Job No. 11319. Five or six (5-6) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: The salary is $13/hr based on a
40 hour work week, and paid bi-weekly. Dates: Nov. 16, 2009 - April 2, 2010.Location: The Nature Conservancy, near Killeen, Texas.
Qual: Associate’s degree in natural resources, environmental studies or equivalent combination of education and 6 months of
experience. Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite software. A strong ornithological background preferably with field



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experience in identifying birds by sight and sound, mist-netting, and vegetation sampling. Preference may be given to applicants with
experience in identification of sparrows. Applicants must have good hearing and be able to see the full spectrum of colors. Ability to
navigate alone in the field using map, compass, and GPS. Experience performing physical work outdoors. Coordinating information
from multiple sources into databases including data entry and report production. Completing tasks independently within assigned
timeframes. Managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources. Performing administrative duties emphasizing detail-oriented and
numerical tasks. Working knowledge of common software applications (e.g.; Word, Excel, Web browsers). Communicating clearly via
written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages. Ability to lift and carry up to 45 lbs. Valid driver’s license
and compliance with The Conservancy’s Auto Safety Program. Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a
Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee’s motor vehicle record.
Duties: The Seasonal Field Biologist will participate in a monitoring program focused on birds wintering in grassland habitats at Fort
Hood Military Reservation, Texas. Focal species for this study include savannah sparrows, LeConte’s sparrows, grasshopper sparrows,
vesper sparrows, Cassin’s sparrows, and Sprague’s pipits. Specifics: Conducting transect surveys using distance sampling methodology.
Mist-netting, banding, ageing, and collecting blood/feather samples. Collecting vegetation data to assess the habitat associations of
grassland birds. Filling out data sheets, validating data, and accurately entering data into MS Excel. Operating 4WD vehicles both on and
off road. Maintaining work vehicles and other field equipment. To fulfill these duties, the Seasonal Field Biologist will work
independently or as a team member as appropriate. Applicants must be willing to endure harsh field conditions, including temperature
extremes, and exposure to poisonous plants, snakes, and insects. Work hours and days will be variable. Applicants must be willing to
start work before sunrise and, as needed, work weekend days.
Appl: Apply on website: www.nature.org/careers Click “how to apply”, “view positions” and then conduct an advanced search by Job
opening ID #11319. Upload a cover letter and resume as one document (Word or text file).
Contact: The Nature Conservancy, Rod and Gun Club LoopBuilding #1939, Fort Hood, TX 76544.
Filing Date: 09/25/09.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (BIRD MONITORING): Announcement No. TEMP-OCR-404-5-R1. Sixteen (16)
temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $14.24/hour.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-4 which is in or
directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized experience required for some positions in this series is
normally work performed in a controlled environment. Experience requirements may be met by successful completion of a four year
course of study leading to a bachelors' degree or the equivalent. Education must include at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any
combination of scientific or technical courses, with 6 of 24 semester/9 of 36 quarter hours directly related to the position being filled.
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to
provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this
position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or more of the following: Participated in Bird Monitoring
assignments, performing such tasks as collecting, organizing, and analyzing Bird Monitoring-related data. Planned and carried out
routine Bird Monitoring procedural tasks using well-established methods and techniques. Carried out routine field or laboratory
assignments in support of Bird Monitoring activities.
Duties: Conducts field experiments, surveys and/or sampling procedures; validates data and determines its sufficiency; and notes field
conditions and circumstances under which data was collected for biological programs related to natural resource management. Duties
include correctly identify and count birds by sight and sound (song, call, and drum) at points along survey transects on back roads, trails,
and possibly cross-country; locate study transects with use of written directions, topographic maps, gps units, and aerial photos; sample
vegetation (species and habitat structure) along survey transects. Prepares reports, diagrams, charts, or graphs, etc., for biological
programs. Reports will be used in further procedures, processes, or services in support of the biological program. Accurately record data
in field and enter data on the computer.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=LDGXX
Contact: ASC-HCM STAFFING, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 05/04/10.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (NATURAL RESOURCES): Announcement No. OCR-0404-5-NR-ARRA-D. Sixteen
(16) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: 30,772-40,005/year. Dates: Not to exceed 13 month.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest
Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-4 which is in or
directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized experience required for some positions in this series is
normally work performed in a controlled environment. Experience requirements may be met by successful completion of a four year
course of study leading to a bachelors' degree or the equivalent. Education must include at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any
combination of scientific or technical courses, with 6 of 24 semester/9 of 36 quarter hours directly related to the position being filled.
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to
provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this
position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or more of the following: Conducted natural resource surveys;
identified and recorded locations of sensitive, threatened, endangered and proposed listed species; photographed, collected and prepared
specimen mounts of plants as directed; conducted tests and routine procedural tasks using work methods and techniques that are well
established; Assisted in the acquisition of field data by measuring and recording pertinent biological information.
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conditions and circumstances under which data was collected for biological programs related to natural resource management.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=RJKUL
Contact: ASC-HCM STAFFING, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (INSECTS AND DISEASES): Announcement No. OCR-0404-5-ID-ARRA-D.
Sixteen (16) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: 30,772-40,005/year. Dates: Not to exceed 13 month.Location: Dept of Agriculture,
Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-4 which is in or
directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized experience required for some positions in this series is
normally work performed in a controlled environment. Experience requirements may be met by successful completion of a four year
course of study leading to a bachelors' degree or the equivalent. Education must include at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in any
combination of scientific or technical courses, with 6 of 24 semester/9 of 36 quarter hours directly related to the position being filled.
Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience requirements.
Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History section of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to
provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this
position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or more of the following: Collected and sorted specimens, collected
survey data, and installed semi-permanent impact plots according to plans furnished by pathologists or entomologists; maintained insects
and microorganisms in a laboratory culture, e.g., prepared, sterilized, inoculated, and incubated media; performed measurements
common to the practice of forestry such as basal tree and tree height as applicable to insect and disease studies; assisted in the acquisition
of field data by measuring and recording pertinent biological information.
Duties: Performs work related to the classification, anatomy, physiology, habit and life history, and response studies of insects and
related animal forms such as spiders and mites; studies of the measures used to control insects injurious to agricultural crops, animals, or
man, development and testing of more effective insecticides, formulation, or biological controls. Uses a variety of specialized tools,
equipment, and materials to carry out procedures, methods and practices in support of one or more of the biological sciences. Analyzes
data and test conditions. Prepares reports, diagrams, charts, graphs, etc. Reports, charts, and analyses may be used as part of larger
reports.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=XNEWE
Contact: ASC-HCM STAFFING, Albuquerque, NM 87109. Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENTIST: Announcement No. ADS08-FSJOBS(Rec)-0048DP. Twenty (20) permanent, full-time positions. Pay:
36,822 - 58,557.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, nationwide.
Qual: Successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher
degree with at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related
disciplines appropriate to the position being filled. OR Combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to the requirements
above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants
must have had either specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below. Education and experience
may be combined to meet the total experience requirements. The applicant must have completed 1 year of graduate level education OR
be eligible for the superior academic achievement provision when it provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities
necessary to do the work of the position. OR 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level in collecting data
and/or participating in experiments, studies, or investigations in fields of science concerned with living organisms, their distribution,
characteristics, life processes, and adaptations and relations to the environment; OR experience in natural resources management, such as
forest land management, recreation resource management, or wilderness area management, etc.
Duties: Participates in the monitoring of natural resources programs and activities to ensure their quality and effectiveness. Participates
in the development of natural resource plans and policies for the organization. Participates in, coordinates, and/or manages natural
resources programs and projects. Work involves the gathering and compiling of information and/or development of databases for use in
natural resource management activities. Summarizes data, makes calculations, and presents preliminary statistical analysis to the
appropriate scientist.
Appl: Must apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=SYQQF
Contact: ASC HCM Staffing, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109. Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9991, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 01/18/10.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (PLANTS): Announcement No. OCR-0404-4-PLNT-ARRA-D. Sixteen (16) temporary,
full-time position. Pay: $27,504 - $35,753. Dates: Not to exceed 13 months.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-4 level includes six months general experience that demonstrates the applicant's ability to
perform the work of the position or that provided familiarity with the subject matter of the occupation AND 6 months specialized
experience at the GS-3 level that is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant
with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The experience required for some
positions in this series is normally work performed in a controlled environment. Substitute Education for Experience: Experience
requirements may be met by successful completion of two academic years of post high school education which included at least 12
semester/18 quarter hours in any combination of scientific or technical courses, with 6 of 12 semester/9 of 18 quarter hours directly
related to the position being filled. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be
used to meet the experience requirements. Specialized Experience: Applicants are encouraged to highlight accomplishments that are
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eligibility prior to issuing lists to a selecting official. Work history should contain sufficient information to validate qualifications and the
specialized experience claimed in the questionnaire. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or more of the following:
Recorded simple data during tests and sampling procedures performed in support of botany-related biology activities. Assisted technical
or professional personnel by performing routine field and/or laboratory tests in support of plant-related projects. Under close supervision,
employed standard biological techniques to carry out repetitive, routine field and/or laboratory tests in support of botany-related biology
projects.
Duties: This position is located on a Forest Service unit and is responsible for providing technical support to the plants/botany
management program. Uses a variety of specialized tools, equipment, and materials to carry out procedures, methods and practices in
support of one or more of the biological sciences. Analyzes data and test conditions. Prepares reports, diagrams, charts, graphs, etc.
Reports, charts, and analyses may be used as part of larger reports.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=YKXWU
Contact: ASC-HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.

BOTANIST: Announcement No. OCR-0430-911-ARRA-D. Sixteen (16) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $46,625 - $73,329. Dates:
Not to exceed 13 months.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher
degree in botany, or basic plant science that included at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in botany. For positions dealing with the study
of fungi, or with basic mycological relationships, the course work in botany must have included at least 6 semester/9 quarter hours in
mycology. OR A combination of education and experience----courses equivalent to the requirements above, plus appropriate experience
or additional education. Additional Requirements: In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have
had either specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below. Education and experience may be
combined to meet the total experience requirements. The applicant must have completed 2 years of progressively higher level graduate
education leading to a master's or equivalent graduate degree when it provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities
necessary to do the work of the position. OR 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-7. Specialized experience is
experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific
knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of specialized experience are assisting in
plant inventories for the evaluation and documentation of potential and existing environmental influences on botanical resources;
collecting data for environmental reports, assessments, and environmental impact statements; or assisting in gathering ecological
information for maintaining sensitive plant viability and performed surveys of potential habitat, mapping all populations discovered.
Duties: Performs duties such as surveying for threatened, endangered, sensitive, and rare plants, recommending mitigation measures,
monitoring selected populations, or developing conservation plans. Prepares reports, analyses, and biological evaluations and
assessments of botanical resources or conditions. Provides advice, guidance, and information as a member of an interdisciplinary team or
to other agencies, state and local governments, and the public on botanical resource issues. Studies, inventories, and investigates
botanical and ecological conditions in support of botanical projects.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=HSJLS
Contact: ASC-HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 03/23/10.

WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST: Announcement No. ADS08-FSJOBS-(WldBio)-0040D. Sixteen (16) permanent, full-time positions. Pay:
$45,040 - $70,843. Location: Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a
bachelor's or higher degree in biological science that included at least 9 semester/13 quarter hours in such wildlife subjects as
mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, or research courses in the field of wildlife biology; and at least 12
semester/18 quarter hours in zoology in such subjects as general zoology, invertebrate zoology, vertebrate zoology, comparative
anatomy, physiology, genetics, ecology, cellular biology, parasitology, entomology, or research courses in such subjects (Excess courses
in wildlife biology may be used to meet the zoology requirements where appropriate.); and at least 9 semester/13 quarter hours in botany
or the related plant sciences. OR Combination of education and experience----equivalent to a major in biological science (i.e., at least 30
semester/45 quarter hours), which at least 9 semester/13 quarter hours in wildlife subjects, 12 semester/18 quarter hours in zoology, and
9 semester/13 quarter hours in botany or related plant science, as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Research Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree with major in wildlife biology, zoology, or botany that included at least 30
semester/45 quarter hours of course work in biological science and 15 semester/22 quarter hours in the physical, mathematical, and earth
sciences. This course work must have included: At least 9 semester/13 quarter hours of training applicable to wildlife biology in such
subjects as mammalogy, ornithology, animal ecology, wildlife management, principles of population dynamics, or related course work in
the field of wildlife biology; and, At least 12 semester/18 quarter hours in zoological subjects such as invertebrate zoology, vertebrate
zoology, comparative anatomy of the vertebrates, embryology, animal physiology, entomology, herpetology, parasitology, and genetics;
and at least 9 semester/13 quarter hours in the field of botany and related plant science; and at least 15 semester/22 quarter hours of
training in any combination of two or more of the following: chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, soils, and/or geology.
Additional Requirements: In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, applicants must have had either specialized
experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below. Education and experience may be combined to meet the total
experience requirements. The applicant must have completed 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a
master's or equivalent graduate degree when it provided the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work
of the position.
Duties: Manages, coordinates, or provides technical support to wildlife, vegetation and biological resource programs and projects.
Develops or participates in the development of policy and planning for the organization. Directs or participates in the inspection and
evaluation of wildlife programs and projects. Administers or supports the ongoing monitoring of wildlife studies, surveys, and activities



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to ensure program quality, effectiveness, technical adequacy, and compliance. Prepares reports of findings or contributes information to
reporting documents. Provides technical advice and assistance in the implementation and evaluation of wildlife resource management
programs and projects. Consultations involve assessment of wildlife resources, species, habitats, environmental impacts, biological
evaluations, and related regulatory requirements and compliance guidelines. Participates in the conduct of scientific studies and projects,
in management investigations, and/or in wildlife resource surveys.
Appl: Apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=MYZUX
Contact: ASC-HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 02/09/10.

FISH BIOLOGIST: Announcement No. ADS08-FSJOBS(FishBio)-0044DP. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $56,411 - $73,329.
Dates: Review of applications begins June 3, 2009.Location Superior National Forest, Duluth, Minnesota.
Qual: Available to this website: www.opm.gov/qualifications/index.htm
Duties: The duties of this position involve responsibility for planning, administering, and providing expertise in fisheries and aquatic
resource management programs for the Superior National Forest. Primary tasks include developing the annual program of work
determining budget, administrative, and staffing needs as well as preparing project work plans and coordinating project work with other
unit personnel. Participates as the technical-biological specialist on interdisciplinary planning teams. Coordinates fish and wildlife
habitat requirements with other resource management activities through participation in on-the-ground inspections. Investigates
potential fish and wildlife improvement projects. Provides professional leadership in inventories and evaluation of habitat conditions and
needs for a variety of game, and non-game species. Conducts special studies on the habitat relationships of key species, including
sensitive, threatened, and endangered species. Makes recommendations to appropriate line officers for habitat protection or
improvement.
Appl: For more information and application,
Contact: Superior National Forest, Mary Shedd, Ph: 218-626-4317, Email: mshedd@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: Open.


                                                        FISHERIES

FISH BIOLOGIST: Announcement No. ADS08-FSJOBS(FishBio)-0044DP. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $56,411 - $73,329.
Dates: Review of applications begins June 3, 2009.Location Superior National Forest, Duluth, Minnesota.
Qual: Available to this website: www.opm.gov/qualifications/index.htm
Duties: The duties of this position involve responsibility for planning, administering, and providing expertise in fisheries and aquatic
resource management programs for the Superior National Forest. Primary tasks include developing the annual program of work
determining budget, administrative, and staffing needs as well as preparing project work plans and coordinating project work with other
unit personnel. Participates as the technical-biological specialist on interdisciplinary planning teams. Coordinates fish and wildlife
habitat requirements with other resource management activities through participation in on-the-ground inspections. Investigates
potential fish and wildlife improvement projects. Provides professional leadership in inventories and evaluation of habitat conditions and
needs for a variety of game, and non-game species. Conducts special studies on the habitat relationships of key species, including
sensitive, threatened, and endangered species. Makes recommendations to appropriate line officers for habitat protection or
improvement.
Appl: For more information and application,
Contact: Superior National Forest, Mary Shedd, Ph: 218-626-4317, Email: mshedd@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: Open.

FISHERIES HABITAT RESTORATION SPECIALIST: Job No. NOA09010. A permanent, full-time position.Location: I.M.
Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG), numerous NOAA facilities around the country.
Qual: Note: Headquarters versus field-based positions require a different balance of skills amongst the following overall list of desired
qualifications: Knowledge of coastal and riverine ecosystems of a particular U.S. region (Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Gulf of
Mexico, Northwest, Southwest, Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, or Caribbean) and life histories and habitat requirements of fish and shellfish
within that region. Strong background in wetland and/or river/anadromous fish restoration and resource management. Technical skills in
fish passage, geomorphology, hydrology/hydraulics, wetland ecology, or fisheries biology. Strong project management skills including
project scheduling, budgeting, contract and/or grants management, and ability to handle multiple, concurrent, and competing projects and
responsibilities. Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly with non-scientists.
Experience with state and federal regulatory processes. Experience working on interdisciplinary teams. Willingness for occasional travel
within a region is required. All applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent resident aliens from U.S. colleges or universities.
Education: Candidates should possess a Masters degree or a Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience in one of the marine or aquatic
sciences, fishery biology, ecology, hydrology, water resources, earth science, engineering, marine policy or a related field.
Duties: Work at The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center (RC) to provide technical and
project management support for habitat restoration projects in coastal states funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of
2009. The restoration specialists may be based in any number of NOAA facilities including Narragansett, RI, Gloucester, MA, Sandy
Hook, NJ, Annapolis, MD, Ann Arbor, MI, St. Petersburg, FL, Galveston, TX, Charleston, SC, Mobile, AL, Santa Rosa, CA, Arcata,
CA, Long Beach, CA, Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Honolulu, HI, Anchorage, AK, San Juan, Puerto Rico and Silver Spring MD.
Restoration Specialists will serve under the direction of a Restoration Center Regional or headquarters-based Program Supervisor. The
successful candidate will work under an annually renewable contract (subject to the availability of funding) with NOAA likely to last for



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a minimum of 2 years except for Mobile, AL will be longer term. For more information about the Restoration Center, please visit the
web site at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/habitat/restoration/ Responsibilities: Provide project management, technical oversight and
scientific expertise to support NOAA’s restoration activities funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,
which will provide funding nationwide for habitat restoration projects benefiting living marine resources. Projects funded through the
Stimulus Package may involve restoration of marine shorelines, tidal and freshwater wetlands, anadromous fish passage (dam removals
and fish ladders), riparian/riverine habitats, shellfish, and coral reef. Provide technical expertise to funding recipients in the
implementation, oversight, and evaluation of individual projects including field investigations (including site evaluation and baseline
assessments), reviewing modeling reports and engineering plans, monitoring project scopes of work, evaluation of design and
construction plans, construction oversight and post-construction evaluations. Assist with Federal regulatory compliance (e.g. NEPA, and
ESA compliance) and assist funding recipients with Federal, state, and local regulatory compliance. Assist with public outreach on the
progress and outcomes of funded projects. Review and process grant applications through NOAA’s Grants Online electronic
management systems, and work cooperatively with field staff to monitor project progress and maintain projects on schedule. Monitor
project budget expenditures in addition to providing periodic reports on project progress and budget. Close interaction with various
components of NOAA, other federal, state and local government agencies, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations will be an
important responsibility.App: Indicate the location(s) in which you are interested in a cover letter, with your resume describing how your
qualifications fulfill the requirements of the position, and 3 references to
Contact: I.M. Systems Group, Inc., Email: jobs@imsg.com Website: www.imsg.com
Filing Date: Open.


                                                  CONSERVATION

CLIMATE CHANGE ASSOCIATE: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: Competitive annual salary plus exceptional benefits
package.Location: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in environmental/public policy, natural resources, natural resources law, conservation
biology, or related discipline with experience in successful advocacy for climate change policy and/or natural resource protection.
Advanced degree in these areas strongly preferred. Experience: 3+ years of experience (which may include graduate study) is required in
at least one of the following areas: climate change science and policy; developing and implementing programs to conserve biodiversity;
policy research and analysis; land management planning; working with land management agencies; organizing campaigns for non-profit
organizations. Experience with federal land management agencies, and knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies for federal land
management, is important for this position. The position requires interdisciplinary skills and practical experience working across science-
policy boundaries. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific
education and experience listed above. Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Duties: Defenders of Wildlife is a national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and
plants in their natural communities. At Defenders of Wildlife, we focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious
environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and
habitat alteration and destruction. We work to protect and restore America’s native wildlife, safeguard habitat, resolve conflicts, work
across international borders and educate and mobilize the public. We stand out in our commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and
championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects them. The Climate Change Associate plays a key role in
implementing Defenders of Wildlife’s programs to safeguard wildlife from the impacts of global warming. The Associate will work
closely with Defenders’ climate change science and policy team to develop on-the-ground land and wildlife management strategies to
address the impacts of climate change. The Associate will play a key role in working with land managers to implement these strategies.
In support of this objective, the Associate conducts research and analysis associated with climate change and wildlife conservation;
develops effective education, communication and outreach materials; engages in federal land management agency administrative actions;
meets and fosters relationships with agency and Congressional staff in order to further Defenders’ policy goals; and coordinates with
staff in Defenders’ program areas (e.g., Land Conservation, Science and International Conservation, Field Conservation,
Communications, Legal, and Government Relations). Essentials: Perform policy research, analysis, synthesis, and communication
functions in support of Defenders’ climate change adaptation program. Monitor and coordinate with other Defenders’ programs and staff
the organization’s engagement in climate change policy and management actions affecting the National Wildlife Refuge System, the
National Forest System, the National Park System, the Bureau of Land Management and other agencies. Develop strategic
communications products for targeted audiences, including relevant pages on the federal lands Website, factsheets, policy reports and
publications, policy memos, and position statements. Represent Defenders in coalitions, public meetings, hearings, press events,
conferences, and in general communications with public officials, the media, Defenders’ membership, the donor community, and the
general public. Provides support for all Defenders program areas related to climate change adaptation. Perform all other related duties as
assigned.
Appl: Reference “CCA-JS” in the subject line and email a letter of interest, resume, and salary history to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. Email: HR@defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.

MARINE RESOURCES SCIENTIST: Announcement No. AN233944. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: 45,649 -
104,524.Location: Dept of Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, Virginia.
Qual: A degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to this
position. OR Possess a combination of education as described above plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience
and additional education must have provided you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this




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position. To be considered at the YD-02 pay band, you must meet the Basic Requirement AND the following: To qualify for this position
you must have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level or the YD-01 pay band that demonstrates
independent accomplishment of duties such as reviewing and preparing marine resources-related documentation, applying a knowledge
of marine resources-related laws, rules, regulations, technical and scientific standards, and trends governing the management and
protection of marine resources, participating in interdisciplinary working groups dealing with marine resources issues, and relaying
scientific and/or technical information to the public and regulatory agencies.
Duties: Include preparation, management, and review of marine resources assessments; marine species density estimates; marine
species survey plans and reports; Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 7 documentation; Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
small take authorization requests; mitigation and monitoring plans; National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation; and
environmental studies assessing the environmental impacts of proposed Navy/Marine Corps at-sea training operations. The person(s)
selected will be expected to participate in consultations with the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the US Fish and
Wildlife Service (USFWS), coordinate projects with a multi-disciplinary team, and manage contracts for research and compliance
documents. Experience or knowledge of the following is highly desirable: marine mammal, sea turtle, seabird or fisheries biology;
research design for marine species monitoring programs; principals of underwater acoustics; statistical principles and methods; ESRI
Geographic Information System (GIS) products; environmental legislation and DoD/Navy policy. This is not a field biologist position.
The person selected for this position will support Navy training around the world, along with supporting the NAVFAC Marine Resources
Support Group (MRSG). The MRSG, established in April 2004 and headquartered at NAVFAC Atlantic in the Marine Resources
Section, is a group of Navy Biologists, scientists and planners who have particular expertise or experience in environmental planning and
regulatory compliance in the marine environment.
Appl: Apply on website: https://ApplicationManager.gov
Contact: Mid-Atlantic Services Branch, OPM Federal Building, 200 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23510-1886. Ph: 757-441-6765,
Email: NorfolkMail@opm.gov
Filing Date: 03/29/10.

FOREIGN SERVICE ENVIRONMENT OFFICER: Announcement No. BS 40-01/2008. Sixteen (16) permanent, full-time
positions. Pay: 37,828 - 55,552.Location: US Agency For International Development (USAID), Worldwide.
Qual: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Academic Background. Ability to work in teams to achieve results. Ability to communicate
effectively other than in writing in English. Ability to write persuasively and effectively in English. Ability to work in a developing
country with limited modern conveniences. Knowledge of environment development principles, theories, concepts, methods and
techniques. Minimum Federal Qualifications: Applicant must have a graduate degree (Master's or Doctorate), or be currently enrolled
and will obtain a graduate degree (Master's or Doctorate) within 6 months of submitting their application in a functional area directly
related to the environment position, such as environmental sciences; natural resources management (forest, land, fisheries, coastal water
resources, wildlife); energy, environment and engineering; urban/regional planning; resource economics; energy economics; public
finance; water resources management; biology; energy related sciences; environmental law; and/or international relations with a focus on
one of the environmental specialties listed above. Applicants must have U.S. citizenship at time of application. Applicants must have an
advanced degree within 6 months of time of application.
Duties: Environment Strategic Planning and Program Design Serves as a technical leader in strategic planning exercises and the design
of programs that maximize environmental, social, and economic benefits. Conducts data, policy, and trends analyses and provides
technical recommendations and leadership to inform strategic planning exercises at the country, regional, agency, and inter-agency scale.
At a country level, analyzes the status of environmental threats, environmental policy and governance, and their environmental impact.
Understands existing economic, social, and political development programs of host-country governments, other USAID sectors, bilateral
and multilateral donors, USG agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and the private sector, and incorporates this
information into program design. Drafts strategy and program documents to capture and communicate program concepts, rationale, and
development importance as well as the expected environmental impact. Negotiates with host country and US government officials,
community organizations, universities, NGOs, and other USAID partners on what needs to be done and how best to accomplish it within
a limited budget and within the framework of the US foreign assistance program and the context of American foreign policy. Actions are
frequently time-sensitive and require interaction with multiple offices to ensure timely submission, often with overlapping guidance.
Environment Program Planning a) Translates strategies, analyses, and program concepts into functional statements of work (including
budget estimates) for award of contracts, cooperative agreements, grants and inter-agency agreements that deliver technical services to
local governments, civil society organizations, and other USAID development partners. Works closely with USAID procurement officers
to put in place and manage the necessary instruments to implement the program effectively under field conditions and in accordance with
Federal regulations and procedures. b) Manages assistance instruments and contracts to achieve development objectives of the program
while providing financial oversight. Ensures that work plans, progress reports, and financial reports satisfy Agency and US Government
standards. Provides oversight to USAID implementing partners to ensure effective technical and financial management and desired
development impact. Provides reports and communication to Washington to assist the Agency in reporting on annual performance. c)
Serves as a liaison with host-country counterparts, other USAID offices, bilateral and multilateral donors, other USG agencies, NGOs,
and the private sector to ensure coordination of activities in furtherance of USG foreign assistance goals. Environment Performance
Monitoring, Compliance, and Evaluation Assists USAID overseas country missions and regional offices, as well as Washington
headquarters bureaus, to develop and implement performance monitoring systems and indicators at the strategic, sector, and activity
levels for environmental programs. Oversees the development of results indicators in conjunction with partners for tracking performance
of broader USG initiatives or multi-institutional partnerships, and assists in tracking and reporting on progress against these indicators.
Conducts assessments and evaluations of programs to determine development impact and return on investment.
Appl: Must apply on website: http://www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=BVMQL
Contact: USAID, 1145 Broadway Plaza, Suite 800, Tacoma, WA 98402. Ph: 202-712-1030, Fax: 253-573-1876, Email:
fsncr@usaid.gov
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GAME WARDEN EXAMINATION: Four (4) permanent, full-time positions. Pay : Varies on duty assignment. Dates:
Examination dates throughout the year.Location: Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Statewide, Wyoming.
Qual: Any combination of training and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in wildlife management, range management,
biology, zoology, ichthyology or closely related field. NOTE: Letter from your college authority stating you will have completed college
coursework at the baccalaureate level in game or wildlife management, biology, zoology or other closely related field by December 31,
2009 will also be accepted. Must have a valid drivers license. Preference will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:
At least 20 hours of wildlife management coursework as evidenced on their transcript, i.e. wildlife management, range management,
biology, zoology, ichthyology, etc.
Duties: In Wyoming, game wardens are required to possess a working knowledge of wildlife biology and management, which is an
integral part of their job duties. Therefore, all applications and transcripts are evaluated based on the number of hours and type of
courses completed in wildlife biology and management. This ensures that only those exam candidates with an adequate educational
background receive an opportunity to take the exam and compete for potential employment. Specifics: Primary responsibilities include
wildlife management data collection and analysis, enforcement of game and fish laws and regulations, evaluation of damage to crops and
livestock by wildlife, and acting as local liaison between the department and the public. A substantial amount of training and all
equipment is provided.
Appl: To register for the examination, go to website.
Contact: Sandra Pepper, Program Coordinator, Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., 5400 Bishop Blvd., Cheyenne, WY 82006. Website:
http://gf.state.wy.us/admin/hr/exams/index.asp
Filing Date: Open.

BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION COORDINATOR: A temporary, full-time position. Pay: A taxable, monthly living allowance
(before taxes, approximately $1036). Upon successful completion of a term of service, eligible members/leaders receive an education
award of $4,725. Basic medical insurance (covers members only, not dependents; vision and dental not included). Child care allowance
for those who qualify. Dates: September 14, 2009 - August 17, 2010.Location: Northwest Service Academy, Gresham, Oregon.
Qual: The ability to work proactively, somewhat independently, and in an organized manner. Ability to communicate and interact in a
positive, professional manner with various populations such as: project partner (s), colleagues, community volunteers, students, and the
general public. A minimum of basic Pacific Northwest native plant ID skills necessary, though training is available to further refine plant
ID skills. Knowledge of Pacific Northwest ecosystems and species typically found in Pacific Northwest urban environments, particularly
our native amphibian, reptile, and bird species. Careful attention to detail is necessary for collecting accurate and useful field data. The
BCC will be conducting a significant amount of restoration and habitat analysis/improvement on public and private properties.
Tolerance for extended field work on uneven terrain and in inclement weather conditions. Must have a valid driver's license, clean
driving record and ability to provide documentation. Ability to successfully pass a drug test (random or otherwise) conducted by project
sponsor. 18 years of age or older, at beginning of service term. Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent, or commit to earning
one prior to receiving an education award. Ability to commit to the full term of service for which they are applying. Must successfully
pass a fingerprint criminal history background check provided through NWSA and/or Project Sponsor Agency. Regular and reliable
attendance. Have not previously served two terms in an AmeriCorps*State or National program. Members may serve up to three terms in
a National Service Program, but only two terms may be within an AmeriCorps*State or National program. Members are only eligible for
an education award for their first two terms of service, regardless of the type of term (full or part-time) and regardless of the successful
completion of that term. Preferred: Degree in natural resources, biology, or related area. Education and experience in riparian restoration
issues and Pacific NW native plant identification. Skills in identifying Pacific NW wildlife, especially native amphibian, reptile, and bird
species. The person in this position should have an aptitude for, or strong interest in developing GPS and/or GIS mapping skills.
Duties: The Biodiversity Conservation Coordinator (BCC) will spend 50% of their time organizing volunteer riparian and wetland
restoration projects at 5 sites throughout Gresham. Volunteer event organizing will include volunteer recruitment, development of
restoration plans, monitoring and tracking plant survival on active and past volunteer sites, acquisition of plant stock, public involvement
and education, site preparation, and related tasks. Efforts will focus on invasive removal and native plant installation. They will also be
building, installing, and maintaining habitat features (such as bird and bat houses, raptor perches, flying squirrel nest boxes, and native
pollinator tubes) at these restoration sites. About 20% of the BCC’s time will be devoted to working with private landowners and
agencies to implement our Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification program, encouraging them to incorporate wildlife friendly
naturescaping techniques in their own backyards. Another 20% of their time will be spent recruiting and organizing community
volunteers to help with wildlife surveys (primarily birds, amphibians, and reptiles) in and around their backyards and in our natural areas.
The remainder of the placement will focus on related natural area education, improvement, and research activities. General
Responsibilities: The BCC will serve on a variety of initiatives related to the implementation of riparian restoration and habitat
improvements for birds, amphibians, reptiles, and small mammals within a highly urbanized environment. Using their knowledge of
Pacific Northwest native plant communities, they will assess progress and success of existing active restoration work and recommend
changes in management, frequency, or species used in restoration. Use organizational skills and eye for detail to develop community
restoration events, habitat certification outreach efforts, and implementation of volunteer-based restoration, habitat improvement
projects, and wildlife surveys. Engage community members in education, restoration, and surveying activities that increase community
awareness of and appreciation for Gresham’s natural resources. Educate volunteers and residents on plant and wildlife diversity issues,
restoration and survey techniques and the importance of backyard habitat in an urban system. Respond to community requests for
implementing neighborhood habitat improvements. Conduct and incorporate into city restoration efforts new research in the area of
planting techniques and chemical-free (where possible) invasive weed control methods. Complete and submit all necessary
NWSA/AmeriCorps paperwork and reports in a timely manner. Attend and complete all NWSA/AmeriCorps training and service
requirements including orientation, trainings, team meetings and national service days. Wear an NWSA uniform and/or appropriate
identifiers and required safety gear while performing service or attending official events.
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Contact: Laura Guderyahn, Watershed Restoration Coordinator, City of Gresham, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.
Ph: 503-618-2246, Email: laura.guderyahn@ci.gresham.or.us Website: www.greshamoregon.gov
Filing Date: Open.

CONSERVATION ASSOCIATE: Five – ten (5 – 10) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: Stipend $150 weekly includes housing,
insurance, washer and dryer. Dates: Year round, 6-9 month commitments. Location: Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples, Florida.
Qual: Applicants must be minimum senior in college or recent graduate with background in biology, conservation, wildlife, research,
teaching, environmental education/science, marine, or related fields. Drug/smoke free. We are looking for strong students or graduates
with an interest in conservation as it relates to education, science, research, museums, environmental protection, and wild animal
rehabilitation.
Duties: WILDLIFE REHABILITATION CENTER: Assist in care and treatment of injured, sick and orphaned Florida wildlife together
with cleaning and maintenance of facility. Position includes rehabilitation, animal rescue, daily feedings and animal handling. 6 month
commitment required. Previous experience or skills handling wildlife preferred. NATURE DISCOVERY CENTER: Care for live
exhibits, consisting of over 125 species of wildlife. Assist staff with animal collection at coastal locations. Teach ecological programs to
audiences of all ages and provide tours and assist with lecture series, school programs and special events. 6-9 month positions are
available on a rotating basis. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY: Assist Policy Department staff in researching environmental issues on a
local, regional, state or federal level, tracking environmental issues, and assisting in administrative duties as well as writing research
summaries and policy position statements. Position may include opportunities to plan and develop reports, conferences and activities
relating to community outreach on policy issues. BS or BA in environmental policy or the natural sciences preferred. 6-9 month positions
available on a rotating basis. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE FIELD RESEARCH: Assist the Environmental Science staff in a variety
of research projects that may include wetland assessments, water quality monitoring and mangrove research. Additional duties as
assigned are data entry, sample processing, and equipment maintenance. BS or BA in a scientific field required. Willingness to work
outdoors in humid conditions and ability to learn field survey techniques. 6 month positions available on a rotating basis.
Appl: Email your request for an application. Send application, cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to:
Contact: Shelley Gleim, Internship Coordinator, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, 1450 Merrihue Drive, Naples, FL 34102. Ph: 239-
403-4213. Email: Internships@Conservancy.org. Website: www.Conservancy.org
Filing Date: Open.


                             SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

SOIL CONSERVATIONIST: Announcement No. CK279490FH. Three (3) permanent, full-time positions. Pay: $56,411 -
$87,893.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Juneau, Appleton, and Altoona, Wisconsin.
Qual: A. Successful completion of a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in soil conservation or related agricultural or natural
resource discipline such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, agricultural education, or agricultural engineering. The study must have
included 30 semester hours (or equivalent) in a natural resource or agricultural field, including at least 12 semester hours in a
combination of soils and crops or plant science. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3
semester hours in crops or plant science. You must provide transcripts to receive consideration for this position. OR B. A combination
of education and experience - at least 30 semester hours (or equivalent) in one or more of the disciplines as shown in A above, including
at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Of
the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science. In addition
to meeting the Basic Requirement, one year of appropriate specialized experience at the grade level for which you are applying is
required. Specialized experience is: At least 1 year of experience that required a professional knowledge of soil conservation principles,
practices, concepts and methodologies sufficient to independently complete moderately difficult work assignments in the conservation of
soil and/or water resources to achieve sound land use. Examples of qualifying experience include developing, applying, and maintaining
resource conservation plans; developing informational programs on land use; providing technical advice and guidance to others on
conservation issues; and making recommendations to resolve natural resource/conservation issues. This experience must be equivalent to
the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service.
Duties: Works with all district conservationists and soil conservationists in the development and refinement of the conservation and
ecosystem based planning process. Provides formal training of NRCS and LCD employees in conservation planning and long term
contracting under Federal and State programs. Provides onsite planning assistance to field offices in special areas or complex
circumstances. Assists district conservationists in the development of planning techniques and worksheets that meets the needs of the
current farm bill and state/county programs. Sets up and carries out a systematic program of Quality Reviews and monitoring of Farm
Bill-related determinations, conservation planning and non-engineering practices. Represents the ASTC-FO in matters relating to Farm
Bill activities. Knowledgeable on all provisions of WRP, CRP, EQIP, CSP, sodbuster, swampbuster, and conservation compliance.
Provides plant material information to field offices and assists district conservationists to set up demonstration plots as requested and
approved by the SRC. Assists the DC's with performance evaluation of plant materials field trials. Serves on the State Plant Materials
Committee. Carries out training and quality assurance reviews of agronomic, woodland, wildlife and related practices, and farm bill
activities. Performs updating and maintenance reviews of field office technical guides. Provides assistance and input in the development
of the area business plan. Keeps ASTC-FO and other technical staff well informed through written and/or verbal trip reports. Keeps
abreast of issues involving cost share programs, agronomy, biology, EBA, conservation planning, economics, forestry, nutrient
management, soil bioengineering, water quality and other SWAPA issues. Is a Certified Conservation Planner and maintains certified
status. Must serve as an incidental motor vehicle operator. Requirement includes driving a sedan, van, or pick-up truck. Supports and
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Appl: Complete the application on website: www.usajobs.opm.gov
Contact: OPM, Midwest Services Branch, Ph: 816-426-5706, Email: kansascity@opm.gov
Filing Date: 09/13/09.

EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL PROGRAM COORDINATOR: A permanent, part to full-time
position.Location: Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions (MACC), Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC)
Program, Massachusetts.
Qual: The successful candidate must be experienced in Erosion and Sedimentation Control regulation and practices, preferably a
Certified Professional in Erosion and Sedimentation Control (CPESC), or have the qualifications that would allow becoming within three
months. The candidate must be highly organized, able to multi-task, have excellent teaching, communication and computer skills, must
be self directed, and must be able to network with regulatory, non-regulatory and professionals in the field. Candidate must also be very
familiar with Massachusetts Conservation Commissions and their regulatory environment.
Duties: Under the direction and supervision of the Executive Director, the ESC Program Coordinator will implement an Erosion and
Sedimentation Control training program for all Conservation Commissioners and Professionals in the field. The ESC Program
Coordinator oversees all aspects of the program and is the key contact person representing the Erosion and Sedimentation Control
training program. This position is directly responsible for the following: Task I. Research. Collect existing Erosion and Sedimentation
control information from Massachusetts and around the country. Task II. Training. Attend erosion control workshops offered in other
states to learn more about how to run training workshops. Task III. Course Materials. Create ESC workbooks, PowerPoint presentations,
possibly an exam, and other teaching materials. Task IV. Workshops. Provide a total of 20 ESC workshops in Massachusetts, and
provide ESC training materials to the other New England states. Task V. Electronic Copies. Create digital copies of the ESC program
workbooks and training info on CD’s and post to the website. Task VI. Grant Requirements. Write reports, create and follow budget and
manage implementation of the grant in concert with the Executive Director.
Appl: Submit a cover letter and resume in electronic format to
Contact: Linda Mack, Executive Director, Ph: 617-489-3930, Email: Linda.mack@maccweb.org
Filing Date: 09/04/09.

SOIL CONSERVATIONIST: Announcement No. NRC-09-NE-187B (DEU). A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $46,625 -
$56,411.Location: Dept of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Grand Island, Nebraska.
Qual: Degree in biological sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, chemistry, or related disciplines appropriate to the
position. OR Combination of education and experience--Courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or
additional education. Specialized Experience: For GS-9 Position: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade
level (GS-07) in the federal service. Example of qualifying specialized experience would be: Successful experience in applying
conventional and established soil and water conservation methods and techniques involving dry cropland, irrigated cropland, grazing
land, and wildlife land, (including terraces, grassed waterways, underground outlets, continuous no-till, grade stabilization structures,
wetland restoration, wildlife habitat management, livestock pipelines, tanks, and similar practices). Successful experience in
independently working one-on-one with land users to develop resource conservation plans involving soil, water, plants, and/or animals,
and to successfully resolve conservation related issues. Successful experience in advising conservation partners and sponsors about
resource conservation and development organizations who may assist them technically and financially with resource management (e.g.
soil, water, plants, animals) conservation plans, and recommending and providing technical assistance concerning sound resource
management. Successful experience in utilizing computer programs (including, ArcGIS, Outlook, Microsoft office, e.g., MS Word
Excel) and similar tools. Successful experience in independently managing and processing contracts, modifications, payments, status
reviews, and obligation reviews. Successful experience in communication with the public, to include land users, contractors,
conservation partners, and youth in order to plan and carry out conservation practices, to successfully resolve contract issues, to develop
and carry out area wide projects, and to carry out information and education activities.
Duties: Coordinates delivery of the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (WHIP), Environmental
Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for RWB wetland restoration and enhancement projects.
Serves as leader of interdisciplinary team efforts to address the biological and engineering aspects of basic and complex planning,
application, monitoring, and management of wetland related practices. Develops wetland management plans and compatible use
agreements and conducts monitoring activities to ensure implementation of plans and agreements is in accordance with agency program
policy and technical standards. Develops and maintains professional and effective working relationships with partners such as the
Rainwater Basin Joint Venture, Ducks Unlimited, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nebraska Game and
Parks Commission, Farm Service Agency, and Natural Resources Districts. Utilizes resource inventory information and outreach
activities to ensure efficient and effective use available conservation programs for RWB wetland projects. Provides leadership and
guidance for development of cost estimates, wetland restoration plans, contract support documents, landowner agreements, cost-share
payment applications.
Appl: Complete application procedure available from:
Contact: Department of Agriculture- NRCS, 100 Centennial Mall N., Room 152, Federal Bldg, Lincoln, NE 68508. Ph: 402-437-4057,
Fax: 402-437-5327 Email: elgin.ervin@ne.usda.gov
Filing Date: 09/03/09.

SOIL CONSERVATIONIST: Announcement No. UK535257. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: 28,349 - 35,116.Location: Dept
of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, nationwide.
Qual: You must meet the basic requirements to qualify for this position. If using education to qualify for this position, it is
recommended that you complete your college degree and submit a copy of your final transcript with your resume. An applicant must
have a bachelor’s or higher degree that included a major field of study (including 300 and 400 level courses) in soil conservation or
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field, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science of which 3 semester hours must have been
in soils and 3 semester hours in crops or plant science. Partial credit for courses can not be given. OR A combination of education and
experience - at least 30 semester hours (including 300 and 400 level courses) in soil conservation or related agricultural or natural
resource discipline, including at least 12 semester hours in a combination of soils and crops or plant science, plus appropriate experience
or additional education. Of the 12 semester hours, a minimum of 3 semester hours must have been in soils and 3 semester hours in crops
or plant science.
Duties: Although the duties vary by location, SOIL CONSERVATIONISTS generally advise on, administer, coordinate, perform
and/or supervise scientific work in a coordinated program of soil, water and resource conservation which requires the application of a
combination of agricultural sciences in order to bring about the proper land use and to improve the quality of the environment.
Appl: Must apply on website: www.usajobs.gov. Search on Announcement Number.
Contact: Farm Service Agency, Ph: 816-926-6781, Email: exam1@kcc.usda.gov
Filing Date: 09/25/09.


                           ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION / POLICY

ACCREDITATION REVIEW MANAGER: A permanent, full-time position. Location: The Land Trust Accreditation Commission,
an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, Saratoga Springs, New York.
Qual: A minimum of 4 years of experience in land conservation and/or nonprofit management. Knowledge of accreditation and/or
assessment and review systems. Thorough knowledge of Land Trust Standards and Practices. Degree from a 4-year college, masters
degree in a conservation-related field preferred. Strong planning and project management skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks in a
fast-paced environment. Ability to design, implement, evaluate and adapt project management systems. Excellent verbal and written
communications skills. Extraordinary attention to detail. Commitment to following established procedures. Demonstrated ability to meet
deadlines. Ability to work well with the public in potentially challenging situations. Flexibility, creativity, and sense of humor.
Willingness and ability to travel on occasion. Commitment to the Commission’s values of operating a successful accreditation program
with integrity, accountability and service.
Duties: Lead the accreditation application review process and serve as the primary evaluator of applications for accreditation. He/she
helps ensure that accreditation decisions are made in a timely, fair and consistent manner. The review manager helps promote and
implement the Commission’s values of integrity, accountability and service. The review manager is part of a small team that implements
the new national accreditation program to build and recognize strong land trusts, foster public confidence in land conservation and help
ensure the long-term protection of land. The review manager reports to the executive director of the Commission. The position is full
time, requires some weekend and evening work and occasional travel. Ensure the efficient, fair and consistent review of accreditation
applications by leading the accreditation review process and serving as the primary staff person responsible for the following activities
(approximately 85% of position time). Serve as a member of a small program team dedicated to the development of a successful
accreditation program and participate as needed in the following activities (approximately 15% of time).
Appl: Email resume and cover letter to
Contact: Human Resources Manager, Land Trust Alliance, 1660 L Street, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036. Email: hr@lta.org
Filing Date: Open.

FEDERAL LANDS ASSOCIATE (REFUGE): A permanent, full-time position. Pay: Competitive annual salary plus exceptional
benefits package.Location: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: B.A./B.S. or equivalent in environmental/public policy, natural resources, natural resources law, conservation biology, or related
discipline with experience in successful advocacy for natural resource protection. Advanced degree preferred. 3+ years of experience
(which may include graduate study) is required in at least one of the following areas: developing and implementing programs to conserve
biodiversity; policy research and analysis; land management planning; working with land management agencies; organizing campaigns
for non-profit organizations. Experience with federal land management agencies, especially the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and/or the
National Wildlife Refuge System, and knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies for federal land management, is particularly
important for this position. The position requires interdisciplinary skills and practical experience working across science-policy
boundaries. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific
education and experience listed above. Other: Strong writing and verbal communications skills.
Duties: The Federal Lands Associate (Refuge) plays a key role at Defenders of Wildlife in developing and promoting effective
planning, management, and monitoring of biodiversity conservation strategies on federal lands, including climate adaptation policies
aimed at conserving biodiversity, and defending natural resources and wildlife on federal lands from threats. The Associate’s chief
responsibility is to sustain and expand Defenders’ programs to enhance the conservation of biodiversity on the National Wildlife Refuge
System. In support of this objective, the Associate conducts research and analysis associated with federal lands conservation policy;
develops effective education, communication and outreach materials; engages on federal land management agency administrative actions
where appropriate; meets and fosters relationships with federal agency and Congressional staff in order to further Defenders’ policy
goals; and coordinates with staff in the Land Conservation Program and with other Defenders’ program areas (e.g., Science and
International Conservation, Field Conservation, Communications, Legal, and Government Relations). The Associate also supports
Defenders’ program to develop and promote policies to strengthen and protect national forests and Bureau of Land Management lands,
Defenders’ global warming and wildlife program, and efforts to integrate federal land management with state wildlife management and
state wildlife action plans. Specifics: Perform policy research, analysis, synthesis, and communication functions in support of Defenders’
federal lands program, including overarching administrative and legislative policy issues associated with climate adaptation policy on
federal lands, as well as unique National Wildlife Refuge Policy issues such as conservation planning, land acquisition, and water




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management, among others. Monitor, prioritize, recommend, and orchestrate engagement in policy and management actions affecting the
National Wildlife Refuge System, with an emphasis on national policy developments, land management planning processes, climate
adaptation policy, and projects of national or ecological significance. Research and synthesize the impacts of federal land management
on elements of biodiversity employing methods such as literature reviews, and interviews with experts. Develop strategic
communications products for targeted audiences, including relevant pages on the federal lands Website, factsheets, policy reports and
publications, policy memos, and position statements. Represent Defenders in coalitions, public meetings, hearings, press events,
conferences, and in general communications with public officials, the media, Defenders’ membership, the donor community, and the
general public. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Appl: Reference "FLAR-JS" in the subject and email a letter of interest, resume and salary history to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. Email: HR@defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.

STAFF ATTORNEY: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: Competitive annual salary plus exceptional benefits package. Location:
Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: Defenders of Wildlife is a national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and
plants in their natural communities. At Defenders of Wildlife, we focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious
environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and
habitat alteration and destruction. We work to protect and restore America’s native wildlife, safeguard habitat, resolve conflicts, work
across international borders and educate and mobilize the public. We stand out in our commitment to saving imperiled wildlife and
championing the Endangered Species Act, the landmark law that protects them. Requirements: Juris Doctor degree, admitted to at least
one state bar. 5+ years of litigation experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory
substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Strong legal writing, research, and verbal communications skills.
Working knowledge of federal natural resources, public lands, and wildlife conservation laws. Demonstrated commitment to public-
interest advocacy, environmental protection and natural resources conservation.
Duties: This position is based in Defenders’ Washington, D.C. National Headquarters office and requires working knowledge of federal
environmental and natural resources law and significant litigation experience. Primary emphasis is on litigating cases under federal
wildlife and natural resources laws to conserve biological diversity, and helping to develop and advance Defenders’ conservation
policies. Specifics: Litigate cases brought under the Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Marine Mammal
Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National Forest Management Act, Refuge Improvement Act, Administrative Procedure Act, Freedom
of Information Act and other federal statutes. Develop innovative litigation strategies and cases to protect imperiled wildlife species, to
conserve wildlife, habitat, and ecosystems in the face of global warming, and to ensure conservation of wildlife and habitat on federal
public lands. Actively participate in the development and advancement of Defenders' conservation policy goals. Help to develop a
network of pro bono attorneys and manage outside counsel. Advise staff on legal questions and legislative matters. Perform all other
related duties as assigned.
Appl: Reference "SADC-JS" in the subject line and email a letter of interest, resume, and salary history (must be included to be
considered) to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, 1130 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. Email: hr@defenders.org Website:
www.defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.

DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION PLANNING: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: Competitive annual salary plus exceptional
benefits package.Location: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: We seek talented individuals dedicated to the conservation of our nation's wildlife and natural resources, and we offer our staff
competitive salary and exceptional benefits. Required: Advanced degree or equivalent in conservation biology, wildlife management,
ecology, or environmental policy. 5+ years of progressively responsible experience is required in at least one of the following areas:
Developing and implementing programs to conserve biodiversity; climate change and natural resource science and policy; land
management planning; state wildlife action plans; organizing campaigns for non-profit organizations; or conservation biology research,
including 2+ years of relevant management/supervisory experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be
accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Other: Strong working knowledge of climate
change science and policy; conservation biology; landscape-level planning; and laws and regulations for biodiversity conservation.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Duties: With other Defenders’ staff and outside experts, develop on-the-ground strategies to safeguard wildlife from the effects of
climate change. With other Defenders’ staff and outside organizations, develop and promote model state and federal policies that
promote wildlife adaptation to climate change. Develop programs, strategies, and materials to assist state agencies in addressing the
impacts of climate change on wildlife and habitat. Work with Defenders’ staff to develop climate change adaptation strategies into
Defenders Land Conservation programs including federal land management plans, and land trust conservation strategies. Maintain
effective working relationships with natural and social scientists, agency administrators, members of Congress, Congressional staff,
leading NGOs, and members of Defenders’ Board of Directors. Develop a network of experts, government officials, NGOs and citizens
to assist Defenders in accomplishing its organization-wide objectives. Research, write, and/or otherwise contribute to the development of
various conservation reports, publications, organizational policies, and position statements. Assist with member and public education
efforts on conservation planning issues through Defenders’ Website, Defenders’ Wildlife eNews, magazine, news media, public
appearances, and dissemination of educational materials. Represent Defenders in coalitions, public meetings, hearings, press events,
conferences, and in general communications with public officials, the media, Defenders’ membership, the donor community, and the
public. Assist Defenders in providing information to members, foundations, and other donors, and help to identify and develop potential
sources of funding for Defenders. Develop short- and long-range operating objectives, organizational structure, and staffing
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hiring, promotions and raises, in conjunction with Human Resources. Partner with Human Resources in the handling of disciplinary
issues. Ensure communication of duties and responsibilities to direct reports and monitor performance. Provide regular coaching and
counseling. Identify training needs. Prepare and deliver salary and performance reviews; review and approve performance and salary
appraisals as necessary. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Appl: Please reference "DCP-JS" in your email subject line and submit a letter of interest, along with your resume and salary history
(must be included to be considered) to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, 1130 Seventeenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036. Email: HR@defenders.org Website:
www.defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.


                                               ADMINISTRATION

PUBLIC INFORMATION SPECIALIST: Position No. 22118449. A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $14.76/hour.Location:
Arkansas Forestry Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Qual: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a major in communications, journalism, public relations, or related
field; plus one year of experience in public relations or related area. Knowledge of: Language usage for writing and speaking purposes.
Journalistic writing styles. Format, design, and layout for publication purposes. Ability to: Coordinate conferences, special events, and
media coverage. Oversee activities associated with producing publications. Compile and present promotional information through news
articles and publications. To speak at public appearances and special events. May involve travel to various public relation events.
Appl: Must apply on-line.
Contact: Arkansas Forestry Commission, Assistant State Forester Don McBride, 3821 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204.
Ph: 501-296-1870, Fax: 501-296-1949, EMail: don.mcbride@arkansas.gov
Filing Date: 09/08/09.

WEB PRODUCTION MANAGER: A permanent, full-time position.Location: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: B.A./B.S. degree or equivalent in communications, graphics, computer science or information systems. 3+ years of progressively
responsible Website and online publishing experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a
satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. Other Requirements: Strong writing and editing skills for
the Web. Knowledge of and experience coding in HTML. Solid experience maintaining Websites. Demonstrated proficiency in effective
Web page layout. Excellent interpersonal and project management skills. Attention to detail while juggling multiple tasks. Desired:
Demonstrated proficiency in gathering information from interviews and written sources and turning it into written Web content
Demonstrated proficiency in creating effective information architecture for the Web. Basic CSS and image editing skills. Strategic
thinking. Experience with CMS management. Experience incorporating multimedia and third party applications into Websites.
Experience with Javascript and other Web programming languages. Usability, SEO and Web analytics knowledge. Knowledge of and
commitment to Web standards and best practices. Knowledge of online fundraising, advocacy, and communications strategies. General
knowledge of conservation/environmental issues.
Duties: Defenders of Wildlife is a leading environmental non-profit organization, dedicated to the protection of endangered species and
habitat. Defenders has several Websites with monthly traffic approaching one million unique visits and approximately 800,000 e-
subscribers. Defenders is an industry leader online. The Web Production Manager plays a key role in the upkeep and management of
www.defenders.org and all other Defenders of Wildlife and Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund Websites. Responsibilities include
creating page layouts; editing and writing for the Website; posting content; maintaining effective information architecture; light graphic
design; integration of new technologies; supporting staff use of the Content Management System (CMS); and assisting with development
of Website strategy. Specifics: Plan and manage Web-related projects. Work closely with Defenders’ departments to maintain an
effective Web presence for each department while balancing overall organizational goals. Edit and write content, ensuring that it meets
Defenders’ Website guidelines. Assist with maintaining and improving the overall quality of Defenders’ existing Websites. Make regular
updates to Defenders’ Websites while maintaining effective site architecture and page layout. Light graphic design of new page
elements. Manage the CrownPeak CMS; train staff in its use. Create and document new processes for managing website content.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Appl: Reference "WPM-JS" in the subject and email a letter of interest, resume and salary history to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. Email: HR@defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.

DIRECTOR OF ONLINE PUBLISHING: A permanent, full-time position.Location: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C.
Qual: B.A./B.S. or equivalent in communications, graphics, and computer science or information systems. 5+ years of progressively
responsible Website and online publishing experience; 2+ years of relevant management/supervisory experience preferred. An equivalent
combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed
above. Other Requirements: Strong Web savvy. Outstanding project management and vendor management skills. Excellent interpersonal
skills. Solid people management skills. Strong information architecture, page layout skills. Web design and development skills (HTML,
CSS, Javascript, and image editing). Strong strategic thinking and analytic skills. Desired: Experience using Web analytics tools, Search
Engine Optimization and other tools to improve KPIs. Experience with management and implementation of Content Management
Systems and eCRM software platforms (Convio and CrownPeak experience preferred). Additional Web design, development, coding,
and production skills. Online writing and editing skills. Excellent attention to detail. Knowledge of general conservation/environmental
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Duties: Defenders of Wildlife is a leading environmental non-profit organization, dedicated to the protection of endangered species and
habitat. Defenders has several Websites with monthly traffic approaching one million unique visits and approximately 800,000 e-
subscribers. Defenders is an industry leader online. The Director of Online Publishing is responsible for all of Defenders of Wildlife and
Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund Websites as well as the smooth functioning of our Content Management System (CMS) and
Electronic Customer Relationship Management (eCRM) platform. As the director of the Web team, this position oversees development
of website strategies; all website information architecture, content development and design; product enhancements to the CMS and
eCRM; optimization of the performance of Defenders’ sites; and other special projects as needed. This position has personnel
management, project management, and direct production components. Specifics: Craft vision and manage its execution for Defenders’
family of Websites. Play key role as a member of the team responsible for crafting the strategy and executing all of Defenders’ online
activities. Provide strategic guidance and also conduct some implementation for new technologies, new campaigns, and new microsites.
Lead management of vendors for Crown Peak CMS and Convio eCRM system. Manage development and use of Website’s Key
Performance Indicators (KPIs) using analytics and testing. Maximize traffic to websites through search engine optimization (SEO),
search engine marketing (SEM), and other techniques. Manage ongoing Web design and other Web-related projects. Manage design and
development firms and consultants. Manage Defenders’ staff responsible for Website and online production; conduct Web production on
an ad hoc basis. Work closely with Online Campaigns team to craft vision and manage execution of online communications programs
including fundraising, advocacy, education, and growing our subscriber base. Work closely with other Defenders staff members to
ensure that Websites most effectively meet organizational needs. Develop team short- and long-range operating objectives,
organizational structure, and staffing requirements. Communicate duties and responsibilities to direct reports and monitor performance.
Provide regular coaching and counseling. Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Appl: Reference "DONLINE-JS" in the subject and email a letter of interest, resume and salary history to:
Contact: Defenders of Wildlife, Washington, D.C. Email: HR@defenders.org
Filing Date: Open.

COMMUNITY ORGANIZER / OUTREACH COORDINATOR: A permanent, full-time position. Dates: Review of applications
begins June 8, 2009.Location: Regional Environmental Council, Inc., Worcester, Massachusetts.
Qual: Candidates must have: experience with grassroots community organizing, outreach and/or education; excellent written and oral
communication skills; experience working and networking with diverse people and organizations; ability to be a self-starter requiring
minimal supervision; computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
Familiarity with Worcester’s neighborhoods and community organizations is desirable, as is knowledge of environmental health issues
and a demonstrated commitment to social, economic and environmental justice.
Duties: Implement community education, outreach and organizing projects related to environmental health and justice in Worcester’s
inner-city neighborhoods. This position is part of the REC’s Environmental Health and Justice Program that promotes the creation of
healthy homes, healthy workplaces, and healthy neighborhoods in Worcester’s most overburdened communities through efforts that
advance environmental justice and community empowerment. The Community Organizer / Outreach Coordinator will work with the
Program Director and members of the Worcester Lead Action Collaborative (WLAC) to mobilize individuals and organizations to help
eliminate childhood lead poisoning and create healthy homes and neighborhoods in the City of Worcester through a range of community
organizing, education, and outreach initiatives. Specifics: Help coordinate outreach, education, and community organizing efforts to
increase the participation of organizations and grassroots community members in the lead poisoning prevention and other environmental
health and justice work of the collaborative. Help develop and implement “Healthy Homes” initiatives that educate and empower
residents of targeted neighborhoods to identify and protect themselves from environmental health hazards in their homes and to advocate
for healthy housing in their communities. Conduct community outreach and grassroots organizing with the goal of building awareness of
environmental health issues and community action to improve environmental conditions in Worcester’s low income neighborhoods.
Attend community meetings, health fairs, and other events to network, staff information tables, and conduct outreach and education.
Help build and manage an environmental health and justice resource center at the REC including a multi-media informational library and
material resources (home test kits, safe cleaning supplies, etc.) for community use. Develop environmental health outreach materials in
Spanish and English. Develop expertise in environmental health and justice issues. Assist collaborative members in generating referrals
for existing deleading and lead screening programs. Help develop and conduct popular training/education workshops on lead poisoning
prevention and other environmental health and justice issues. Mobilize residents (especially parents of young children) and local
community organizations in Worcester’s high-risk, low-income neighborhoods to access available resources and take action to ensure
that Worcester’s homes and neighborhoods are healthy and safe. Recruit and supervise volunteer and stipended peer educators from
target neighborhoods to conduct education and outreach activities.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Steve Fischer, Program Director, ATTN: Community Organizer Position, Regional Environmental Council, P.O. Box 255,
Worcester, MA 01613.,Fax: 508-799-9147, Email: wlac@recworcester.org
Filing Date: Open.


                                 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

NATURALIST / NATURALIST AIDE: Three (3) permanent, full-time positions. Pay: $4,250 - $4,882/month.Location: East
Bay Regional Park District, various cities in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California.
Qual: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university, with major work in natural science, cultural history, or other
suitably related field. 2 years of recent field experience in comprehensive interpretive work.
Duties: Under general supervision, to represent the EBRPD, educate the public and to protect the resources, to research, develop and




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conduct interpretive programs for school groups and the general public in the fields of environmental education, natural and cultural
history and resource protection. Prepares and gives out-of-District talks and presentations on natural science/cultural subjects.
Coordinates, or assists the Supervising Naturalist in coordinating district special commemorative days and events. If you are interested in
a full-time, temporary (without benefits) Naturalist Aide assignment, please apply immediately.
Appl: Submit district application only.
Contact: Human Resources Division, East Bay Regional Park District, 2950 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA 94605. Ph: 510-544-
2154, Email: hrapps@ebparks.org Website: www.ebparks.org
Filing Date: 09/17/09.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR: A permanent, part or full-time position. Pay: Salary is dependent upon experience.
Benefits include paid holidays and sick leave, individual health insurance (100% for full time and 50% for half time paid by BWNC),
retirement plan and flex-spending options. Location: Baltimore Woods Nature Center (BWNC), Syracuse, New York.
Qual: Bachelors degree in environmental education or natural science required. Teaching experience preferred. If you are highly
motivated and willing to work hard you will find Baltimore Woods provides many opportunities for professional growth and
development. Our commitment to being a premier provider of place-based education services means we nurture a culture of continuous
improvement where employees prosper and become even more valuable. Do you have what it takes?!
Duties: Environmental Educators primary responsibilities include: program delivery of on and off-site school and public programs.
Secondary duties include updating information in visitor kiosks, serving as a camp counselor for summer and school vacation camps and
other duties as assigned. Available shifts may include Saturdays.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Linda Bonnell, Business Manager, Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Box 133, Marcellus, NY 13108. Email:
Linda@baltimorewoods.org Website: www.baltimorewoods.org
Filing Date: Open.

TEACHER NATURALIST: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $30,000-$35,000 with excellent benefits. Location: Mass
Audubon's Boston Nature Center, Mattapan, Massachusetts.
Qual: BA or BS, preferably in biology or earth science, environmental studies or science education a minimum. Familiarity with
inquiry-based education and ability to develop curriculum aligned to city and state standards. Previous experience as an educator
required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work cooperatively and independently required. Demonstrated
ability to promote and respect diversity of ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and, physical and mental disabilities. Demonstrated
interpersonal skills and commitment to helping others grow in understanding of and concern for the environment and people’s
relationship to it. Fluency in English/Spanish (or other language) desirable. Working one weekend day required; ability to lead walks on
trails, current first aid/CPR, and a valid driver’s license. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Duties: The Boston Nature Center seeks an educator to teach environmental and science programs in a very diverse and multicultural
community including schools, community groups, and the general public. Serve as a natural science resource for visitors, members,
volunteers, and staff in accordance with the Mass Audubon’s goals and objectives.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Boston Nature Center, Attn: Teacher Naturalist Search, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan, MA 02126. Email:
BNC@massaudubon.org
Filing Date: 09/30/09.

NATURALIST / INFORMATION SPECIALIST: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $19.14/hour to start. Location: Ottawa
County, West Olive, Michigan.
Duties: Ottawa County Parks is a progressive parks system with 33 natural resource-based properties totaling over 5,600 acres.
Properties include classic freshwater dunes along Lake Michigan, beech-maple hemlock forests, riparian forests along three major rivers
and restored grasslands and wetlands. The Naturalist/Information Specialist will work out of a new 8,000 square foot nature education
center located at Hemlock Crossing along the scenic Pigeon River. The center, under construction and scheduled for completion in fall
2009, will serve as the headquarters for interpretive programs as well as an information center for the entire parks system. The
Naturalist/Information Specialist will be especially involved in developing and leading school and other youth programs.
Appl: Apply on website.
Contact: Chip Francke, Coordinator of Interpretive and Information Services, Ottawa County Parks, 12220 Fillmore Street, West Olive,
MI 49456. Ph: 616-738-4811, Website: www.miottawa.org
Filing Date: Open.


                           UNIVERSITY TEACHING / RESEARCH

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE: Position No. X0908. A permanent, full-time position.Location: University of
Tennessee, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Qual: Recent PhD graduate in the areas of Plant-Microbe Interactions with demonstrated skills in Molecular Plant Virology and
Proteomics are encouraged to apply. Knowledge and prior experiences with yeast systems is a plus.
Duties: Postdoctoral research scientist position for a molecular plant virologist at Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology of the
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to conduct research on interaction of soybean mosaic virus (SMV) with the Rsvl-locus from
soybean. A solid foundation for this project has been established (see Virology 2006, 345: 156-166: Molecular Plant-Microb Interactions



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2008, 21, 937-946). The main emphasis would be on the interaction of two cistrons of SMV, HC-Pro and P3 with the resistance factors
within the complex Rsvl-locus. The project involves variety of molecular biological techniques including mutagenesis, transient gene
expression, immunochemistry, and proteomics. Must provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of eligible
clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, and veteran status.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: M. R. Hajimorad, Entomology & Plant Pathology, 295 Ellington Plant Science, 2431 Joe Johnson Drive, Knoxville, TN
37996. Ph: 865-974-1620, Fax: 865-974-4744, E-mail: mrh@utk.edu Web Site: http://www.utextension.utk.edu
Filing Date: Open.


                      UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

EXTENSION AREA SPECIALIST: Announcement No. X0917. A permanent, full-time position. Dates: Screening of applicants
begins on August 27, 2009.Location: The University of Tennessee, Vicinity of Vonore, Tennessee.
Qual: Earned Bachelor's and Master's Degrees. Demonstrated experience with best management practices for grasses and other forage
crops is essential. Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal.
Duties: The Area Specialist is administratively responsible to the Eastern Regional Director and will: Work with Biofuels Specialist,
Chair of the Biofuels Farmer Education Committee, region, county, and state Extension staff in planning, developing, coordinating,
implementing and evaluating educational programs related to biofuels and growing switchgrass under contract for the Biofuels Initiative.
Assist in planning and conducting switchgrass production contract meetings with potential producers. Prepare switchgrass educational
materials, teach producers how to grow, harvest and store switchgrass. Provide direct technical support to growers with switchgrass
contracts, including site selection, site preparation, soil testing, planting, weed control, harvesting and storage. Evaluate the economics of
alternative production, harvesting and storage methods. Monitor the switchgrass fields under contract for compliance with UT
switchgrass production, harvesting and storage standards. Maintain an especially close working relationship with the Eastern Regional
Program Leader-Agriculture and Chair of the Biofuels Farmer Education Committee. Individuals in these two positions will provide
direct input to the Eastern Regional Director on job performance. Provide leadership for a program of activities that meets the needs of
eligible clientele regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status.
Appl: Apply online at: http://www.utextension.utk.edu/employment/NewForms.html
Contact: Ms. Connie Heiskell, Regional Director, Eastern Region Office, 3212 Alcoa Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920-4534. Ph: 865-
577-9963, Fax: 865-573-6626, Email: UTExtensionPersonnel@utk.edu Web Site: www.utextension.utk.edu
Filing Date: Open.


                               PARKS / OUTDOOR RECREATION

PROGRAM FACILITATOR: A permanent, full-time position.Location: Clearpool, a program of Green Chimneys, Carmel, New
York.
Qual: Must have ability to understand and implement therapeutic recreation, recreation education and recreation program. Must be 20
years of age or older, have energy and enthusiasm for long days, previous experience working with children, teens or adults in an
educational setting, ability to communicate orally and in writing. CPR, Lifeguarding and advanced first aid are desired upon starting.
Duties: Responsible in leading various groups in adventure/nature based activities, such as, but not limited to, teambuilding, low ropes
challenges, interpretive hikes, ecology based programs, environmental studies, water quality education and early American History. Will
be in charge of supervising staff and intern students to section of program. Must satisfactorily fulfill requirements for employment at
Green Chimneys.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Heather Mock, Human Resources Recruiter, Green Chimneys, 400 Doansburg Road, Brewster, NY 10509. Ph: 845-279-2995,
Fax: 845-279-6726, Email: hmock@greenchimneys.org Website: www.greenchimneys.org
Filing Date: 10/01/09.

PARK RANGER / TECHNICIAN: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $30,000-$32,000.Location: Des Moines County
Conservation, West Burlington, Iowa.
Qual: Performs park and conservation area duties such as collection of camping fees, greeting park users, providing for user safety and
protection, enforcing park rules and regulations and providing first aid and visitor aid. Performs routine maintenance and checks of park
and conservation area facilities. Performs general park maintenance tasks such as mowing, cleaning restrooms, removing debris and
refuse. Constructs, installs, removes, and repairs facilities as needed. Operates and performs regular maintenance on trucks, tractors and
light specialized equipment. Enforces fish and game regulations, water navigation, public lands, and ATV laws as needed. May supervise
temporary work crews as needed. Creates and presents programs as needed to park users for shooting range certifications, visitor safety,
and proper area usage. Knowledge of personal computer programs.
Duties: Performs various field operations year-round as related to park, recreation and conservation area, and natural resource
management and maintenance; as well as seasonal peace officer/Park Ranger duties. This employee must be willing and able to work
irregular hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends as needed.
Appl: Send letter of application, resume, and credentials to:
Contact: Kim Perlstein, Director, Des Moines County Conservation, 13700 Washington Road, West Burlington, IA 52655. Ph: 319-



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753-8260, Website: www.dmcconservation.com
Filing Date: 09/11/09.

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS MANAGER: A permanent, full-time position. Pay: $30,000-$35,000 with excellent
benefits.Location: Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center, Mattapan, Massachusetts.
Qual: Proven organizational abilities, strong written and verbal communications skills. Basic maintenance and carpentry skills,
familiarity with HVAC systems, working knowledge of general home and automotive care. Experience with driving trucks, tractors, and
working practice with general outdoor equipment such as mowers and other electrical equipment. A valid driver’s license and the
capacity to lift 40 pounds. Good computer skills. BA or BS degree is preferred plus three years experience. Demonstrated ability to
promote and respect diversity including ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and, physical and mental disabilities. Interest in natural
world and “green technology” preferred.
Duties: The Boston Nature Center seeks a motivated and organized person to coordinate and conduct property, grounds, and building
related activities along with budget management. Ensure the maintenance, security, and ecological management of a 67-acre wildlife
sanctuary, as well as the maintenance (including custodial) and security of our visitor center (environmentally friendly building), several
other buildings, and community gardens.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Boston Nature Center, Attn: Property Manager Search, 500 Walk Hill Street, Mattapan, MA 02126. Email:
BNC@massaudubon.org
Filing Date: 09/30/09.

FIELD INSTRUCTOR: Five (5) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $15,000-$20,000 plus room, board, and basic insurance.
Location: Clemson University/Youth Learning Institute, Aiken and Summerton, South Carolina.
Qual: BA or BS in Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, Social Sciences, Youth Development or other related subjects is
preferred. Experience working with at-risk students preferred(behavior or other). Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and
a lot of energy. Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands on” teaching methods. Must be willing to
sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective. Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach
outdoors.
Duties: Our at-risk programs work with children who have been termed status offenders (status offenses are things such as truancy,
behavior problems, breaking of school policies). We have locations in Aiken and Summerton, SC, which feature canoeing, camping,
low and high adventure courses, and many recreation sites. The programs work with 30-45 kids per site; and offer a maximum of a 1 to
8 instructor to student ratio. Students stay in the program from 3 months to 9 months. The program will focus on many curriculum areas
including: environmental education, technology, aerospace, chemical science, high adventure, automotives, food and nutrition,
horticulture, health care, marine science, electricity, and animal science, just to name a few. We also encourage staff to help design
curriculum in which they have knowledge. Staff will have great work schedules, and there will be many chances to pick up trainings and
add to their ability. Principle Tasks: Scheduling, supervising, and coordinating activities at the center. Provide teaching, crisis
intervention, and orientation of new juveniles, and serves as a treatment team member. Performs administrative duties to include oral or
written reports. Assigns and supervises duties and activities of volunteers; make community contacts as needed. Provides or arranges
transportation services to ensure the needed services are available and provided. Supervises sanitation and maintenance procedures to
ensure cleanliness and orderliness of the facility and the general health and safety of the residents. Residential duties on certain nights.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Charles R Jones, Director of Camp Based Programs, Clemson University/Youth Learning Institute, 8001 M.W. Rickenbaker
Road, Summerton, SC 29148. Ph: 843-276-4577, Fax: 803-478-2179, Email: crjones@clemson.edu Website: www.clemson.edu/yli
Filing Date: 09/01/09.

RECREATION ASSISTANT: Announcement No. ADS07-JCCC-0003DP Rel 2. A permanent, full-time position. Thirty (30)
permanent, full-time positions. Pay: $32,172 - 46,478.Location: USDA, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Grade 06: Qualifying experience for the GS-6 level includes 1 year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-5 which is
in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge,
skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: group
leader, counselor, or similar work in public and private recreation programs; teacher's aid in elementary school recreation or physical
education program; aid or assistant in the organization and administration of recreation activities; summer aid in a State or national park;
sales or stock clerk in a recreation supplies and equipment shop; aid or assistant in the issuance of authorized property; and aid or
assistant in a hotel or resort recreation service. Education Substitute: The experience requirements for the GS-6 level may be met by
completion of 6 months of graduate level education with major study in general recreation, or a position-related field of recreation such
as outdoor recreation; recreation and parks leadership; wild land recreation management; natural resources recreation; youth recreation;
public, urban, or community recreation; special populations recreation (e.g., senior citizens, institutional, etc.); or physical education.
Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the experience
requirements. Special Requirement: Specialized experience includes, but is not limited to; planning and administering a typical,
conventional basic recreation program, assisting in the implementation of a program plans developed at higher levels, providing
guidance and leadership to various activities and their participants, assisting with day-to-day administration and operations of one or
more recreation or sporting facilities, determining hours, assigning personnel, and developing inventory control systems, organizing and
planning an aquatic program to include individual and/or group instructions including swimming, water safety, tournaments, games,
rescue techniques, and related events, and applying specific rules, regulations, and procedures.
Duties: Plans, develops, coordinates, and/or administers a variety of activities, events, and services associated with a recreation
program, in order to enhance participants' morale and well being. Maintains facilities or equipment associated with a recreation program,
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Appl: May apply on website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=NALWJ
Contact: ASC HCM Staffing, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9991, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 01/18/10.

PARK RANGER: Announcement No. TEMP-OCR-0025-05 PARK. Thirty (30) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $14.74/hour.
Dates: Not to exceed 6 months.Location: USDA, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes 1 year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the GS-4 level.
Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to
successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. The experience must have
involved technical, administrative, or scientific work, fish and wildlife management, recreation management, law enforcement, or other
similarly-related work performed in Federal multiple purpose lands, such as parks, refuges, historical/cultural sites, recreation areas, etc.
Examples of qualifying specialized experience include, but are not limited to: Park guide or tour leader; law enforcement or investigative
work; archeological or historical preservation research work; forestry and/or fire management work in a park, recreation, or conservation
area; or management, assistant, or program specialist work involving the development and implementation of policy related to
protection, conservation, or management of park areas or similar operations. Education Substitute: Experience requirements may be met
by successful completion of a four year course of study leading to a bachelors' degree, with at least 24 semester/36 quarter hours in
related courses such as natural resource management, natural sciences, earth sciences, history, archeology, anthropology, park and
recreation management, law enforcement/police science, social sciences, museum sciences, business administration, public
administration, behavioral sciences, sociology, or other closely related subjects pertinent to the management and protection of natural
and cultural resources. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet
the experience requirements. Specialized Experience Requirement: Examples of specialized experience include but are not limited to:
Developing and conducting interpretive talks and guided tours where the principal features were largely self-explanatory and questions
required only limited responses, such as explaining the geologic features of a cave, or telling the story of a particular battle at a historic
battlefield, Working at a visitor center information desk or entrance station, answering routine and repetitive visitors' questions related to
factual information, such as geographic location of facilities, trails, tour/hiking routes, and other recreational areas or historic/natural
sites, and general information about site activities, programs, and policies, Patrolling public use areas, providing information on resource
management practices and recreation regulations, opportunities, and restrictions; and ensuring recreation areas and trails were maintained
in accordance with standards.
Duties: Performs daily activities to support visitor services program operations. Receives and directs callers and visitors. Provides
information about the organization and area including its functions, activities, and planned events. Provides interpretive services for
visitors to natural or cultural resources, such as parks, wildlife refuges, monuments, battlefields, archeological properties, recreation
areas, and other historic or natural sites of interest to the public. Performs work such as giving talks, presentations, and demonstrations;
interpreting natural and historic features; answering questions; guiding tours, walks, and hikes; and providing miscellaneous services to
visitors.
Appl: May apply on website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=MLLNT
Contact: ASC HCM STAFFING, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 505-563-9991, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 02/19/10.

FIELD INSTRUCTOR: Fifteen to twenty-five (15-25) permanent, full-time positions. Dates: Start May 1, 2009.Location: The
Mountain Workshop, Redding, Connecticut and throughout New England.
Qual: Our staff members are dynamic, energetic people committed to creating personal growth opportunities for youth in the outdoors.
They come from many different professional backgrounds including school teachers, park rangers, athletic coaches, camp counselors, ski
instructors and patrollers, river guides, outdoor equipment retailers, adventure course facilitators, social workers, military veterans,
college students, full-time parents, and even a few folks from the mainstream corporate world. Staff are hired based on their judgment,
experience, enthusiasm, teaching skills, relevant certifications, ability and desire to learn technical and group management skills, and
overall attitude. The job requires field-staff to be energetic and flexible, to communicate clearly and effectively with clients and co-
workers, and perhaps most of all, to be patient with young people as they explore the fringes of their comfort zones. Successful
candidates will have some experience mentoring children and young adults and possess a strong enthusiasm for outdoor adventure.
TMW's current minimum first-aid standard is: American Red Cross First-Aid/AED/CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Wilderness First-
Aid (SOLO), ACA Essentials of River Canoeing, ACA Essentials of Kayak Touring and ARC Lifeguard with waterfront module
training. New hires must be available for mandatory pre-season training, including opportunities to earn each of these certifications. You
must be at least 21 years of age to apply for an Instructor position. You must have a clean driving record. DMV and criminal background
checks will follow interview.
Duties: The Mountain Workshop field instructors are responsible for safely co-leading school-aged children and teens in wilderness
settings. Activities include hiking, biking, climbing, caving, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, camping, cooking, learning survival skills, and
fostering strong teams and groups. TMW field-staff work hard, often long days, challenging overnights, and full seasons. You may find
yourself leading trips in some of the most spectacular natural settings in North America, including New England, the Adirondacks,
Quebec Province, the Hudson and Delaware River Valleys, the Colorado Rocky Mountains, the deserts and canyons of southern Utah,
and Wyoming's Teton Valley, among other destinations. Workplaces like these can make even the hardest day well worth the amazing
experience. Additional duties include driving 12-15 passenger vans (often with boat or box trailers), transporting participants and
equipment, greeting and debriefing parents, completing comprehensive trip reports, packing-in and packing-out gear, organizing and
cleaning equipment before and after all programs, and assisting with logistical preparations.
Appl: Apply online.
Contact: The Mountain Workshop, 9 Brookside Place, Redding, CT 06896. Ph: 203-544-0555, Fax: 203-544-0333, Website:
www.mountainworkshop.com
Filing Date: 10/31/09.



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EDUCATION INTERN: A temporary, full-time position. Pay: $11/hour.Location: Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, Deephaven,
Minnesota.
Qual: High school diploma; currently enrolled in or recently completed a bachelor or graduate degree program in education, graphic or
web design, natural resources, water resources, or related fields. Strong written and oral communications skills for a variety of audiences.
The position requires the ability to speak clearly and effectively, be a good listener, keep an open mind and respect the opinion of others.
Must be proficient with MS Windows XP professional operating system and MS Office Suite (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS
Power Point). Knowledge of web editing software and desktop publishing software (Adobe Creative Suite) are desired. Ability to work
with little supervision within a coordinated team framework. Confidence in handling minor dispute situations. The position requires a
valid driver’s license and own means of transportation, ability to walk and carry equipment through rough terrain, the ability to lift
approximately 50 pounds and working some weekends and evenings. Ability to develop and maintain a working knowledge of the
District’s operations and policies and state rules and regulations necessary to complete assigned responsibilities in a fully satisfactory
manner. Ability to provide superior customer service and interaction in a friendly, professional manner. Willingly assists other
employees as needed to ensure efficient workflow throughout the District. Maintains a flexible attitude toward job responsibilities and
procedural changes. Organizational skills to maintain and prioritize case loads while managing several complicated investigations
simultaneously. Ability to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, working relationships with all District employees/consultants, city
and agency staff, and other stakeholders of the District in contributing to a productive results-oriented climate.
Duties: Candidate will develop/enhance their knowledge of public outreach and education, watershed management, and local
government, while assisting in the implementation of the MCWD education and communications program. Specifics: Assist in the
implementation of the MCWD education and communications program as directed, including: Maintain and update the District’s
website; Represent the District at local fairs, festivals, and events; Assist in the development of new public outreach and education
programs for adults; Give water-related presentations; Answer the public’s requests for information; Maintain the District’s contact
database. Draft press releases, articles, brochures, and web pages on water related topics. Assist with design and layout of District
publications. Assist in preparing project, program, and policy recommendations. Collect and organize watershed outreach materials and
technical documents from outside sources. Assist in the Cynthia Krieg Stewardship Grant Program, including: Track data on grantee
progress and serve as the District’s liaison to grantees. Maintain grant program files and track finances. Advertise grant program before
funding round. Prepare and maintain electronic or web based grant application forms. Collect applications and coordinate the review
process. Prepare grant agreements and contracts. Update the website with any program changes, and provide updates of granted projects.
Assist with front desk duties. Other office and field duties as assigned. Other: Prepare and report potential programs and project
materials for board discussion and approval (work plans) as requested. Inform your supervisor of any important developments or
potential issues that may affect the district. As requested by your supervisor, participate in local and regional agency and organization
meetings to promote the district’s goals (e.g., - Metro Watershed Partners, Blue Thumb, and Children’s Water Festival. As requested by
your supervisor, facilitate meetings, workshops, tours, and events. Respond to constituent/stakeholder inquiries. Represent the district;
attend neighborhood groups, lake associations, etc. as requested by your supervisor. Other duties as assigned by the district administrator
or your supervisor.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and application (available at: www.minnehahacreek.org/work.php ) to
Contact: Julie Westerlund, Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, 18202 Minnetonka Blvd, Deephaven, MN 55391. Email:
jwesterlund@minnehahacreek.org Website: : www.minnehahacreek.org
Filing Date: Open.

CAMPUS HOST / TRADITIONAL CRAFT IMMERSION: Two (2) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $400/month paid stipend
plus $300/month tuition credit towards participation in selected courses.Location: North House Folk School, Grand Marais, Minnesota.
Qual: Exposure to/interest in traditional northern crafts, hands-on learning and community-focused programs. Experience facilitating
small-group learning & public speaking. Confidence developing working relationships with instructors and volunteers. Ability to
maintain motivation while working independently. Documented success managing multi-stage projects that require coordination with
others. Multiple years of college-level course work or similar post-high school life experience with exposure to appropriate topics.
Excellent verbal/written communications, organizational and computer skills essential. Availability to work full time and willingness to
live on campus immersed in the rhythm of campus life.
Duties: North House Folk School is a dynamic, young, educational nonprofit committed to teaching traditional northern crafts while
fostering lifelong learning. The school’s curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning and includes courses ranging from timber framing to
northern ecology, birch bark weaving to artisan bread baking. The North House campus is located in northeastern Minnesota on the
shore of Lake Superior and includes two historic timbered workshops (formerly warehouses), two recently-built rustic timbered
classroom buildings, a small house, and a 50’ gaff-rigged schooner. During a typical year, over 100 regional artisans and crafts-people
are featured as instructors. Interns play an active role in day-to-day campus coordination while also participating in a thematically-
focused craft study immersion. Specifics: Support and participate in the mission/vision of the North House Folk School: “enriching lives
and building community by teaching traditional northern crafts in a student-centered learning environment that inspires the hands, the
heart and the mind.” The ideals of teamwork, dedication, responsibility, efficiency and creativity are central to the success of the
organization. The internship’s work schedule and time commitments are divided/balanced between two roles, each of which is directly
connected to the daily affairs of campus. Campus Host (50%) - hands-on role welcoming visitors and students, ensure program success
by preparing and maintaining classrooms, participate in preparation and hosting of seasonal special events, host wood-fired pizza
potlucks for students, assist staff in front office & on campus projects, sail aboard the schooner Hjordis. Traditional Craft Immersion




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(50%) – explore the world of traditional northern crafts via North House’s curriculum, expanding individual skills, participating in
courses, cooperating with instructors, coordinating community outreach workshops, assisting with curriculum marketing, presenting
public demonstrations (i.e. wood-fired baking demonstrations).
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Executive Director, North House Folk School, P.O. Box 759 - 500 West Highway 61, Grand Marais, MN 55604. Ph: 218-387-
9762, Fax: 218-387-9706, Email: info@northhouse.org Website: www.northhouse.org
Filing Date: 09/30/09.


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TRCP WESTERN FIELD REPRESENTATIVE: Two (2) temporary, full-time positions.Location: Theodore Roosevelt
Conservation Partnership, one position in New Mexico, one position in Oregon & Washington.
Qual: 4-year college degree is required, preferably in a wildlife or natural resources field. A communications or marketing degree
combined with a background in conservation is also applicable. Experience interfacing with the hunting and fishing community. Ability
to work with state and federal decision makers. Ability to work with the mainstream media, sportsmen-specific publications and online
communication channels. Strong understanding of strategic campaign planning and campaign plan implementation. Understanding of the
National Environmental Policy Act. Self-motivated with ability to multi-task and work independently. Excellent organizational and
planning skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking experience. Willingness to travel and work
some non-traditional hours and weekends as required.
Duties: The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) is seeking a talented individual committed to fish and wildlife
habitat conservation to join our team as the TRCP New Mexico field representative. The TRCP is a coalition of leading hunting, fishing
and conservation organizations, labor unions and individual grassroots partners working together to guarantee Americans quality places
to hunt and fish through the conservation of habitat, increased funding for fish and wildlife management and expanded access. TRCP
has a science-based conservation philosophy. Specifics: Responsible for organizing and executing a number of grassroots and grasstops
strategies in New Mexico to further the objectives of the following TRCP Center for Western Lands program initiatives: Responsible
Energy Development, National Forest Roadless Management, Climate Change, Hard-Rock Mining Reform. Grassroots involvement
includes working with TRCP partners, sportsmen-based businesses and hunting and fishing organizations to organize and direct a unified
sportsmen’s voice for the conservation of our fish and wildlife resources. Grasstops involvement includes building and utilizing strong
relationships with state and federal decision makers to deliver real-world conservation victories. Position will be an independent
contractor. Funding is guaranteed through 2009. TRCP intends to extend the position in 2010, pending the availability of additional
funds. The TRCP is an equal opportunity employer.
Appl: Send resume and cover letter to
Contact: Bill Geer, Director - Center for Western Lands, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, 6135 Delarka Drive, Lolo, MT
59847. Ph: 406-396-0909, Email: bgeer@trcp.org Website: www.trcp.org
Filing Date: Open.

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE TECHNICIAN (FISHERIES): Announcement No. TEMP-OCR-404-6-FISH. Seventeen (17)
temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $15.88/hour. Dates: Not to exceed 6 months.Location: USDA, Forest Service, Nationwide.
Qual: Qualifying experience for the GS-6 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to GS-5 which is in or
directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. The specialized experience required for some positions in this series is
normally work performed in a controlled environment. Substitution of Education for Experience: The experience requirements for the
GS-6 level may be met by completion of 6 months of graduate level education (9 semester/13 quarter hours) in a position-related field of
biological sciences. Combination: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed education and experience may be used to meet the
experience requirements. Specialized Experience Requirement: Specialized experience should be documented in the Work History
section of the online application. Applicants are encouraged to provide a narrative in the Work History section that describes the duties
performed relative to the specialized experience defined for this position. Specialized experience for this position is defined as one or
more of the following: Conducted fisheries projects that required the adaptation of procedural guides. Constructed or completed habitat
projects such as watershed development, fencing, or clearing areas to establish more desirable food or cover habitat. Assisted in the
development of plans and guidelines on fisheries or watershed issues and executed portions of the plans; e.g., planned and oversaw the
work of seasonal labor crews engaged in restoration projects.
Duties: Performs work related to the research, conservation, production, and management of fish, or fishery resources, or in the
determination, establishment and application of biological facts, methods, techniques, and procedures necessary for research,
conservation, and management of fish and other aquatic animals, such as crustaceans and mollusks. Prepares reports, diagrams, charts, or
graphs, etc., for biological programs. Reports will be used in further procedures, processes, or services in support of the biological
program. Consults with others to provide information or to coordinate activities.
Appl: May apply on website: www.avuecentral.com/vacancy.html?ref=MIIHI
Contact: ASC-HCM STAFFING, Ph: 877-372-7248, Fax: 253-573-9869, Email: fsjobs@fs.fed.us
Filing Date: 09/02/09.

NCC YEAR-ROUND CREW MEMBER: Sixty (60) temporary, full-time positions. Pay: $14,161 Living Stipend + $4,725
Education Award. Dates: September 28, 2009 – September 24, 2010.Location: Great Basin Institute, Reno, Tahoe, Las Vegas, and Ely,
Nevada.



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Qual: To qualify, you must be at least 17 years of age and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED (or be willing to
achieve this before using education award). Members will attend a 5‐day orientation session where they will receive training in
chainsaw use, trail building, leave‐no-trace ethics, CPR/First Aide, and effective citizenship.
Duties: Spend a year working and camping at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside international volunteers and
college students from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience
while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management,
National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide a national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work all
over the state in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats. Projects: Trail building and rehabilitation; Exotic
species removal; Forest thinning; Habitat restoration; Riparian rehabilitation; Illegal road decommissioning. Specific tasks: Maintaining
a positive and professional attitude at all times while providing service. Communicating with agency project staff. Complying with both
production and quality work standards established by NCC administration, crew supervisors and project partners. Contributing to basic
duties at the campsite including cooking, cleaning and organizing crew equipment. Work Schedule: The term‐of‐service will be
divided into two seasons. For the first 6 months crew members will be stationed in the Las Vegas area and will perform services
primarily in the Mojave Desert Region. During the second half of the year crews will transition to northern Nevada and will be based in
the Reno area and will perform services primarily in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Regions. The NCC will help during the
transition time with housing recommendations. We will not provide housing and will not sign leases, but we can assist with identifying
housing options.
Appl: Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to
Contact: Bridget Walden, Great Basin Institute, University of Nevada-Reno, Mail Stop 0099, Reno, NV 89557-0099. Ph: 775-324-
0119, Email: bwalden@thegreatbasininstitute.org Website: www.thegreatbasininstitute.org
Filing Date: 09/06/09.




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